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Peru reportedly loses 150,000t of copper production due to social conflicts ( – December 17, 2021) Social unrest in Peru this year led to lower production of about 150,000t of copper, according to estimates by mining-energy association SNMPE. In a conference organized by the Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers, association head Raúl Jacob said that if 100,000t are not produced, the State loses 1.45bn soles (US$363mn) in taxes. That amount, …

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