Peruvian iron ore production drops in February

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 21:07:10 (GMT+3)   |   Sao Paulo
       

Peruvian iron ore output in February fell 37.7 percent, year-on-year, to 586,328 mt, according to the local ministry of mines and energy.

Iron ore production in the two-month period, from January to February this year, decreased 38.4 percent, year-on-year, to 1.1 million mt, from 1.9 million mt in the same period of the year prior.

Shougang Hierro Peru, the nation’s key iron ore producer, produced 558,346 mt of the commodity in February, out of the country’s total 586,328 mt output volume in the month.


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