New Market Research Report: Precious Metals Mining in Peru to 2020

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Mon May 02 2016

Peru has deposits of gold, silver, iron ore, coal, copper, zinc, lead, molybdenum and tin. The mining industry is important to the country's economy, having contributed 9.3% towards the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015.

Peru had the world's fifth-largest gold reserves at the end of 2015 at 2,800 tonnes (t) or 5.0% of the global total, and the largest reserves of silver at 120,000t or 21.1% share of the global total. Major reserves of gold are found primarily in the Cajamarca and La Libertad regions, while silver reserves are located in Pasco and Lima.

Report Highlights

* Peru was the world's fifth-largest producer of gold, producing an estimated 5.3 million ounces in 2015.
* Gold deposits are located mainly in the regions of Cajamarca and La Libertad. Most of the deposits are in the form of epithermal, chalcopyrite, oxide and sulphide ore types, with metal grades in the range of 0.4-16.4 g/t.
* The country's mineral industry is governed by the Ministry of Energy and Mines, and the Directorate General of Mines.

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Report Scope

The report contains an overview of the Peruvian precious metals (gold and silver) mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodities.

It also provides information about Peruvian precious metal reserves, historic and forecast data on gold and silver production, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development precious metal projects.

Reasons to Get this Report

Gain an understanding of the gold and silver (precious metals) mining industry in Peru, gold and silver reserves, historic and forecast data on precious metals production, gold and silver prices, demand drivers, active, exploration and development precious metals projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.

Companies Mentioned in this Report: Compania De Minas Buenaventura SAA, Barrick Gold Corporation, Hochschild Mining Plc

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