NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsis
The 'Base Metals Mining in Peru to 2020' report comprehensively covers the country's historical and forecast data on base metals (copper, zinc and lead) mine production, consumption and trade to 2020 and reserves by geographical region. The report also includes drivers and restraints affecting the industry, profiles of major base metals mining companies, information on the major active, exploration and development projects and regulations governing the industry.
In 2013, Peru's copper, zinc and lead mine or metal content in the ore production was 1.4 million tonnes (Mt), 1.3Mt and 266,500 tonnes respectively. The majority of the country's copper originates from the Ancash region and the Arequipa province; its zinc deposits are mainly found in the Ancash and Pasco regions, while Pasco, Lima and Junin regions holds deposits for lead. Many of the copper exploration and development projects are located in the Arequipa and Ancash regions, while Pasco and Lima are endowed with potential zinc deposits.
The report contains an overview of the Peruvian base metals mining industry together with the key growth factors and restraints affecting the industry. It also provides information about reserves, production, consumption, prices, trade, competitive landscape, major active, exploration and development projects and the fiscal regime of the country.
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Gain an understanding of the Peruvian base metals mining industry, the relevant drivers and restraining factors, reserves, historic and forecast production, consumption, trade, prices, competitive landscape and the fiscal regime.
• Over the forecast period (2014?2020), copper mine production is projected to post a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.9% while zinc and lead mine production are projected to post CAGRs of 4.7% and 4% respectively.
• Peru has a number of mining projects in various stages of development. Major copper projects in their advanced stages of exploration include the Tumipampa property, which is located in the Apurimac region and had 1.7 billion tonnes of resources as of 2013.
• Major zinc and lead projects include the Princesa project owned by Ansue Capital Corp, with 4.2Mt of mineral resources located in the Puno province, and the Las Bambas project in the Apurimac region, owned by Glencore Plc.
• Investments into various stages of mining such as plant and mineral equipment, exploration, exploitation, infrastructure increased substantially from US$396 million in 2004 to US$9.7 billion in 2013 and total investments in 2013 increasing by 14.3% over 2012.
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