(Kitco News) – The Nationwide Institute of Statistics and Informatics of Peru has introduced right this moment that the home mining and hydrocarbons sector declined by 8.49% in January 2021.
This contraction was attributable to the decrease exercise within the metallic mining subsector (-7.12%) brought on by the decrease manufacturing volumes of gold (-27.3%), lead (-13.1%), silver (-13.0%), copper (-7.6%) and zinc (-3.5%); this was partially offset by the elevated manufacturing of molybdenum (22.0%), iron (13.2%) and tin (2.3%).
The manufacturing of the hydrocarbons fell by -15.56% as a result of decrease extraction of crude oil (-40.8%), pure fuel (-5.0%) and pure fuel liquids (-1.5%).
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