Peruvian iron ore production declines in April

Thursday, 13 June 2019 22:53:27 (GMT+3)   |   Sao Paulo

Peruvian iron ore production in April declined 27.3 percent, year-on-year, to 559,443 mt, according to a report from the local ministry of mines and energy, Minem.

Shougang Hierro Peru, the nation’s key iron ore producer, accounted for 533,052 mt out the total 559,443 mt of the commodity produced in April. Minera Shouxin Peru, a joint venture (JV) between China's Baiyin Nonferrous Group Co. Ltd and Shougang Hierro Peru, accounted for the remaining 26,391 mt produced in April.

As for the accumulated period of January to April, Peruvian iron ore output was 2.5 million mt, 29.1 percent down, year-on-year.

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