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Chile copper production increases despite COVID-19

Copper production in Chile increased 2.6% in the first six months of 2020 to 2.83 million tonnes compared with 2.76Mt in the 2019 period, according to state copper agency Cochilco.

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The Collahusi copper mine in northern Chile

Anglo American operated Collahuasi saw a 26.8% increase to 323,000t while the BHP-operated Escondida mine posted a 5.1% increase to 599,000t and state copper company Codelco saw output increase 3.