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Chile royalty could threaten 660,000tpy of copper production

Some 660,000 tonnes of copper production in Chile could be under threat as a result of a new royalty which is currently being debated in Congress, according to CRU, which modelled the impact on cash flow of the proposed royalty on 22 mining operations compared with the current taxation regime.

Paul Harris in Santiago, Chile
CRU discusses Chile royalty proposal at CRU World Copper Conference in Santiago, Chile

CRU discusses Chile royalty proposal at CRU World Copper Conference in Santiago, Chile

The royalty bill is currently in the Senate and has already been modified from its original state. The government of Gabriel Boric has yet to decide whether it will sponsor the bill or remove it from the...

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