Chile’s copper output was reduced only 1% due to Coronavirus

Chile’s mining minister, Baldo Prokurica, said that the South American nation’s sprawling copper industry so far ranks among the least affected globally by the COVID-19 pandemic. He added that official statistics from Chile state copper agency Cochilco estimate a total reduction in output of about 63,300 tonnes, or approximately 1% of the country´s annual production.

Source: Reuters