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Largest producer of copper in the world

Update date: May 17

Oct 08, 2020 Codelco was the largest copper producer in the world in Q1 2020 (based on attributable copper tonnes). Despite COVID-19 threats, top 10 copper producers managed to increase their output in March Quarter by 1% y-o-y to 2,233 thousand tonnes. Mines and Metals reports that during Q1 2020, the world’s top ten copper producers mined 2,233 ktonnes of copper, a 1% increase over

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