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Iran's Copper Production Tops 1.1 Million Tons

Iran's Copper Production Tops 1.1 Million TonsIran's Copper Production Tops 1.1 Million Tons

Major Iranian copper producers produced an aggregate of 1.17 million tons of copper concentrate in the last Iranian year (ended March 20) to register an increase of 3% year-on-year. 
Sarcheshmeh Copper Complex was the biggest producer with 701,700 tons, up 4% YOY; followed by Sungun Complex with 324,203 tons, up 4% and YOY, and Miduk with 148,583 tons, down 3% YOY, Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization’s latest report shows.
Production in the month ending March 20 was 89,540 tons, down 2% YOY.
Sarcheshmeh Copper Complex and Khatoon Abad Copper Refinery produced an aggregate of 313,784 tons of copper anode during the year, up 56% YOY.


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