Peruvian Iron Ore Producer Ordered To Stop Mining
Mar 15, 2021 According to government data, Peruvian iron ore production in January totaled 1.12 million mt, up from 997,176 mt. Output in January also grew 15.2 percent, month over month, from 980,129 mt in December 2020. Minem said iron ore output at Shougang Hierro Peru in January rose 15 percent, year over year.As for the full year of 2020, Peruvian iron ore output reached 8.89 million mt, 12.1 percent down, year over year, mainly due the impact of Covid 19. Shoung Hierro Peru, the nation’s key iron ore producer, accounted for 97.1 percent of all Peru’s iron ore output in the full year of 2020, Minem said.