Peru Forecast to Surpass China in Copper Output as Mine Opens

  • Peru's mining sector is a `bright spot' in region, BMI says
  • Analysts expect commodities to bottom in 2016, rebound in 2017

Peru is likely to surpass China as the world’s second-largest copper producer after the South American country’s biggest new mine, Las Bambas, began shipments last month, BMI Research said.

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