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Peru Sept. Copper Export Revenue Rises 23.7%, Central Bank Says

November 13, 2012

Peru’s copper export revenue rose 23.7 percent from a year ago as higher shipments offset price declines, the central bank said.

Copper sales of 143,800 metric tons climbed to $1.07 billion from 101,900 metric tons worth $866 million a year earlier, the central bank said today in a statement posted on its website.

Gold exports fell to 407,400 ounces worth $711 million from 539,100 ounces worth $956 million a year earlier, the bank said. Total metal exports climbed 2.4 percent to $2.31 billion.

To contact the reporter on this story: John Quigley in Lima at jquigley8@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James Attwood at jattwood3@bloomberg.net


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