Zambia’s first half copper output rises by 8% – Chamber of Mines

Zambia's first half copper output rises by 8% - Chamber of Mines
Zambia’s first half copper output rises by 8% – Chamber of Mines

LUSAKA – Zambia’s copper production rose by 8% to 368 371 t in the first six months of this year from 340 510 t in the same period last year, the country’s chamber of mines said on Tuesday.

Full-year copper production in Africa’s second-biggest copper producer was expected to rise by 5.4% to 750 000 t this year from the 711 515 t produced last year, the chamber said in a statement.

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