March 4, 2022
According to the BNAmericas website, data from Peru’s National Association of Mining, Petroleum and Energy (SNMPE) show that Peru’s mineral exports in 2021 will be worth US$39.637 billion, an increase of 51.6% from US$26.146 billion in 2020, compared with 283.36 in 2019 before the epidemic. billion, an increase of 39.9%.
Among them, the copper export value in 2021 will be 20.698 billion US dollars, an increase of 58.7% compared with 2020's 13.039 billion US dollars; the gold export value will be 10.121 billion US dollars, an increase of 28.6% compared with 2020's 7.868 billion US dollars.
In December, Peru's mineral exports were US$3.584 billion, an increase of 15.1% from US$3.115 billion in the same period last year. Among them, copper exports were US$1.996 billion, an increase of 27.6% compared with US$1.565 billion in the same period in 2020; the increase in copper exports was mainly due to an 18.5% increase in copper prices and a 7.6% increase in copper exports during this period. Gold exports were $846 million, down 1.8% from $862 million a year earlier; the decline was mainly due to a 3.9% year-on-year decline in gold prices, despite a 2.2% increase in export volumes.