Zambia 2015 Copper Production Unexpectedly Rises on New MineBy
Advance mainly due to new First Quantum mine's contribution
Increase comes amid power shortage and royalty, tax changes
Copper output in Zambia, Africa’s second-biggest producer of the metal, rose by 0.5 percent in 2015 even as the industry faced tax changes, falling prices and an acute power deficit, a mining lobby group said.
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