Peruvian mining exports grew 15% in the first two months of 2021, reaching $5.23bn

Peruvian mining exports reached $5.23 billion in the first two months of 2021, 15% more than exports in the same period last year ($4.55 billion), according to the National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy (SNMPE). Copper exports in the period January-February 2021 amounted to $2.635 billion, which meant an increase of 29.7% over the first two months of 2020, but only in the second month copper sales abroad were benefited by the increase in the price of the red metal by 45%.

Source: La República