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Peru's mining future in good shape

Peru was one of the main beneficiaries of the mining boom, experiencing an influx of mining investment, significant growth in mineral and metal exports, a booming stock market and reducing levels of poverty. But success also brought issues as communities sought development and to share in the benefits of mining’s wealth bonanza.

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MMG's $10 billion Las Bambas mine has recently exported its first 10,000 tonnes of copper concentrate

Investment potential

Peru has been the recipient for some of the biggest ticket projects in recent years and two huge projects are due to come on stream in the March quarter of 2016: the US$4.