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Chile copper production steady in January

Chile produced 457,100 tonnes of copper in January, a fall of 0.7% from the prior year period, according to state copper agency Cochilco.
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Codelco's Chuquicamata mine helped lift the Chile state copper company's production in January

State copper company Codelco's output rebounded strongly with a 19.4% increase to 142,000t from 118,900t a year ago led by a strong performance at its northern divisions, which grew production 39% to 69,400t.

Conversely, production at BHP-operated Escondida fell 16% to 84,700t from 100,900t a year ago.