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Lima, Perú. September 19, 2017
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Peru: Gold exports volume up 7% in July 2017
Lima, Sep. 12.
Peru's gold exports volume reached 531,000 troy ounces last July, a 7% increase over the same month in 2016, Central Reserve Bank (BCR) informed.
Greater shipments from
Consorcio Minero Horizonte
(3.4%), Aruntani (0.8%) and other companies (41.1%) were registered in the analyzed month.
and La Arena saw decreases in terms of production.
It must be noted gold shipments amounted to US$1.599 billion in the first quarter of 2017, thus placing said precious metal as Peru's
second-most important export product
in the analyzed period.
Between January and March 2017,
(US$1.599 billion) accounted for 37% of total mining exports.
Likewise, gold sales overseas accounted for 21% of total Peruvian exports (US$7.638 billion) in the aforementioned period.
In this sense, Canada, India, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States were the top