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According to statistics from the Peruvian Ministry of Mines and Mines, due to factors such as aging of mines, declining mining grades and strikes by miners, the production of major metals in Peru declined in 2018. Specifically:
In 2018, Peru's iron ore output was 9.53 million tons, up 8.26% year-on-year; manganese production was 172,000 tons, up 15 times year-on-year; 铋 铋 was 145 tons, up 17.9% year-on-year; tin production was 18,600 tons. It increased by 4.56% year-on-year.
In 2018, Peru's copper production was 2.437 million tons, down 0.35% from last year's 2.446 million tons; gold production was 142.64 tons, down 6.13% from last year's 151.96 tons; silver production was 4160 tons, down 5.78% year-on-year; lead production was 289,200. Tons, down 5.73% year-on-year; molybdenum production was 28,000 tons, down 0.4% year-on-year; arsenic production was 20,400 tons, down 9.1% year-on-year; cadmium production was 765 tons, down 4.0% year-on-year.
In 2018, Peru's zinc production was 1.47 million tons, which was basically the same as last year.
According to the data of the Economic and Commercial Office in Peru, Peru is rich in mining resources and is one of the 12 largest mineral countries in the world. The total mineral resources ranks seventh in the world. There are mainly copper, zinc, lead, uranium, mercury, gold, molybdenum, silver, tin, iron, antimony, vanadium, petroleum, natural gas and coal, phosphorous lump, barite, borate, etc., among which silver reserves are in the world. First, copper and zinc rank third in the world, and lead, molybdenum, tin, and gold are among the highest in the world.
In 2016, Peru surpassed China to become the world's second largest copper producer. Peru's Minister of Energy and Minerals said that Peru will gradually increase copper production to 3.1 million tons by 2021.