Iran’s Q1 copper production surpasses 290K tons

Financial Tribune – Major Iranian copper producers reached an aggregate of 297,924 tons of copper concentrate during the first three Iranian months (March 21-June 21) to register a 5% fall compared with last year’s similar period.

Production in the month ending June 21 was 94,852 tons, down 5% year-on-year, Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization’s latest report shows.

Sarcheshmeh Copper Complex and Khatoon Abad Copper Refinery produced an aggregate of 89,394 tons of copper anode during the quarter under review, up 26% YOY. Sarcheshmeh had the biggest share with 58,748 tons, up 30% YOY. Khatoon Abad produced 30,646 tons, up by 19% YOY.