Industrial production in Chile rises 5.6% in February

Industrial production in Chile grew by 5.6% in February compared to the same time last year, driven mainly by the mining and manufacturing sectors. The sector that most influenced the increase in February was the Mining Production Index (IPMin), which showed a 9.9% rise in 12 months due to metal mining, which grew by 8.4% in the extraction and processing of copper, of which Chile is the world’s largest exporter.