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Production and Exploration Highlights from the DRC 10, 2019 · Image: Courtesy of Forrest Group. Production: Copper Continues to Thrive While Concerns Over Cobalts Future Persist. Since the price of cobalt hit a record high of US$90,000/mt in May 2018, oversupply and limited investor stockpiling set prices crashing over a 12month period that intensified in 2019.

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Annual Data 2017 Copper, on Line (1), mine production is shown for the full period 1996 through 2016. In . Table 1, on Line (1), a further reference will be found after the item heading Mine Production, directing the reader elsewhere on page 6. In fact, on page 6, a table entitled . Table 1, Item 1 . presents the data on mine production by state for 1996 through 2016.

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Zambias drastic decline against DRCs copper production 29, · Despite a change to the countrys new Mining Code, copper production has not suffered and in fact improved in 2019. [Zambias] comparative performance against the DRC is certainly now a growing cause for concern since copper mine output there jumped 12.6% yearonyear in the first half of 2019 to 672 000 t, compared to 597 000 t in the

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DRC Copper Production Up 9 percentCobalt Output Up 18 DRC Copper Production Up 9 percentCobalt Output Up 18 Percent Priscila Barrera November 6th, 2017 According to the DRCs central bank, production of both metals, along with gold, increased

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Annual Data 2017 Copper, on Line (1), mine production is shown for the full period 1996 through 2016. In . Table 1, on Line (1), a further reference will be found after the item heading Mine Production, directing the reader elsewhere on page 6. In fact, on page 6, a table entitled . Table 1, Item 1 . presents the data on mine production by state for 1996 through 2016.

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Copper mining in the Democratic Republic of the CongoThere are 72 economic deposits of copper/cobalt and four large mining centers. Taken together, the DRC and Zambian copper belts are the second largest global reserve of copper, about 1/3 the size of the Chilean reserve. The DRC copper belt includes some of the highest grade copper deposits in the world. In some reserves the grades are above 5%.

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Major Mines &Projects Tenke Fungurume MineThe phase 2 expansion of Tenke Fungurume was completed in 2014 increasing annual copper production by 50% to a nameplate of 195,000 tonnes copper cathode and 15,000 tonnes cobalt hydroxide. The expansion included additional mining equipment, mill upgrades, acid plant expansion and a doubling of the existing tank house capacity.

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Major Mines &Projects Tenke Fungurume MineThe phase 2 expansion of Tenke Fungurume was completed in 2014 increasing annual copper production by 50% to a nameplate of 195,000 tonnes copper cathode and 15,000 tonnes cobalt hydroxide. The expansion included additional mining equipment, mill upgrades, acid plant expansion and a doubling of the existing tank house capacity.

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Top Copper Production by Country Chile is #1 in Copper INNStepping up its copper production last year was the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Production rates grew from 2018s 1.23 million MT to 1.3 million MT in 2019.

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kpmg DRC Economic Snapshot H2, 2017In 2018, stronger mining sector production, led by copper and cobalt, and stabilising external accounts will support a slight acceleration of economic growthto 3% from 2.8% in 2017. Sources: International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

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Congo Halts Sicomines Copper Exports, Orders Local Refining08, 2017 · Sicomines exported 115,000 metric tons of copper concentrate and 20,000 tons of copper cathodes in the first half of 2017, according to the Provincial Division of Mines in South Katanga, where the

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Annual Data 2017 Copper, on Line (1), mine production is shown for the full period 1996 through 2016. In . Table 1, on Line (1), a further reference will be found after the item heading Mine Production, directing the reader elsewhere on page 6. In fact, on page 6, a table entitled . Table 1, Item 1 . presents the data on mine production by state for 1996 through 2016.

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Gécamines On December 23, 2017, Gécamines General Manager Jacques Kamenga announced the start of construction work on two new copper and cobalt production plants in Lualaba in Kolwezi and Kambove in 2018 to achieve this goal.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo (COD) Exports, Imports, and Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Democratic Republic of the Congo, including service trade data.In 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo was the number 88 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 85 in total exports, the number 115 in total imports, and the number 131 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).

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Democratic Republic of the Congo (COD) Exports, Imports, and Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Democratic Republic of the Congo, including service trade data.In 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo was the number 88 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 85 in total exports, the number 115 in total imports, and the number 131 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).

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What Are The Biggest Industries In The Democratic Republic Of May 10, 2019 · In 2017, the company led the mining of 80,186 tonnes of copper resulting in three consecutive years of producing over 80,000 tonnes of the mineral. The mining sector accounted for an estimated 11.5% of the GDP of the DRC in 2012.

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Copper production growth to accelerate to 2021The Democratic Republic of Congos (DRCs) copper production will return to solid production growth in 2017, supported by continued investment in highgrade reserves, the report says.

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Democratic Republic of the CongoWe help the DRC achieve lasting economic growth through our investments. By the end of 2017, we had invested approximately $7 billion in our Congolese assets. In 2018, our total taxes, royalties and other payments to government totalled USD1.06 billion.

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Production and Exploration Highlights from the DRC 10, 2019 · Image: Courtesy of Forrest Group. Production: Copper Continues to Thrive While Concerns Over Cobalts Future Persist. Since the price of cobalt hit a record high of US$90,000/mt in May 2018, oversupply and limited investor stockpiling set prices crashing over a 12month period that intensified in 2019.

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Copper production: Zambia vs. the DRCFurthermore, the DRCs production costs are extremely favourable compared to regional competitors. In 2013 the average production cost of copper in the DRC was $3,672 per tonne. This same cost was $4,582 in Zambia and $4,931 in South Africa. This contributes it to being a favoured mining destination in the region.

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Copper production: Zambia vs. the DRCFurthermore, the DRCs production costs are extremely favourable compared to regional competitors. In 2013 the average production cost of copper in the DRC was $3,672 per tonne. This same cost was $4,582 in Zambia and $4,931 in South Africa. This contributes it to being a favoured mining destination in the region.

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Copper mining in the Democratic Republic of the CongoThere are 72 economic deposits of copper/cobalt and four large mining centers. Taken together, the DRC and Zambian copper belts are the second largest global reserve of copper, about 1/3 the size of the Chilean reserve. The DRC copper belt includes some of the highest grade copper deposits in the world. In some reserves the grades are above 5%.

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Congo's 2017 copper output up 7 pct, cobalt by 15 pct Copper production in Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's top producer, rose 6.9 percent in 2017 to 1.09 million tonnes, while output of cobalt surged 15.5 percent to 73,940 tonnes, the industry

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Top Copper Production by Country Chile is #1 in Copper INNMine production: 5.8 million MTCopper production in Chile grew between 2017 and 2018, landing at a total rate of 5.8 million MT in 2018. As one might expect, it was the largest producing country in the world last year.Chilean copper supply and demand faced a brief spook last year when workers at BHPs (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BHP) Escondida mine the worlds leading copper mine agreed to vote on strike action. Tensions ran especially high after a similar scenario played out in 2017, bringing

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Mine production: 2.4 million MTPeruvian copper production saw a slight drop in 2018 as it reached 2.4 million MT, down from 2017s total of 2.45 million MT. The main copper operations in Peru include Anglo Americans (LSE:AAL,OTCQX:NGLOY) Quellaveco mine and Southern Coppers (NYSE:SCCO) Tia ia mine.A contributing factor to Perus lowered output in 2018 is said to be lower ore grades out of MMGs (ASX:MMG,HKEX:1208) Las Bambas mine, also one of the largest copper mines in the world. It fac

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Mine production: 1.6 million MTChina, the worlds largest copper consumer, remained in third place for production in 2018. Its production fell again last year, this time coming in at 1.6 million MT. It also saw a drop in copper imports, as it has cut down on refinery and blast furnace production as part of its antipollution program.Zijin Mining Group (SHA:601899,OTC Pink:ZIJMY) is a leading metal producer in China. The company owns the Zijinshan goldcopper mine, as well as the Shuguang gold

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Mine production: 1.2 million MTStepping up its copper production last year was the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Production rates grew from 2017s 1.09 million MT to 1.2 million MT in 2018, with the US Geological Survey citing a decrease in supply disruptions and the restarting of temporarily closed mines and electrowinning plants for the increase.One major copper asset on the rise in the DRC is Ivanhoe Mines (TSX:IVN,OTCQX:IVPAF) KamoaKakula project, a joint venture the company share

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Mine production: 1.2 million MTTying for fourth place is the US, which saw its copper production decrease in 2018 as it sank from 1.26 million MT to 1.2 million MT. According to the US Geological Survey, the decline was partly due to reduced output from several mines throughout Arizona and New Mexico, the former of which was the leading copperproducing state last year as it accounted for 66 percent of US output.Most of the countrys production comes from 24 mines in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah

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Mine production: 950,000 MTComing in just under the 1 million MT mark is Australia, whose copper production leapt from 860,000 MT in 2017 to 950,000 MT in 2018.One of Australias largest copper operations is BHPs Olympic Dam copperuraniumgold deposit in South Australiawhile the asset is more known for its uranium production, it maintains a strong stance as the fourth largest copper deposit in the world.Also worth noting is Queenslands Mount Isa, run by a subsidiary of Glencore (LSE:GLEN

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Mine production: 870,000 MTBoosting its copper production last year was Zambia, whose 2018 rate of 870,000 MT made a notable jump from last years production of 794,000 MT.According to Mining for Zambia an initiative run through Zambias Chamber of Mines there are four major mines that dominate the countrys copper production. These include Barrick Golds (TSX:ABX,NYSE:GOLD) Lumwana, First Quantum Minerals (TSX:FM,OTC Pink:FQVLF) Kansanshi, Mopani Copper Mines (majority owned by Glencore

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Mine production: 780,000 MTWhile Indonesia has been hyping up nickel to become one of its major exports, the Southeast Asian nation also has a strong presence in copper. The country comes in eighth place on this list at a production rate of 780,000 MT, having jumped from 2017s production total of 622,000 MT.The country is home to Grasberg, the largest gold mine in the world and the second largest copper mine. Located in Indonesias Papua province, the massive asset was acquired by statecont

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Mine production: 760,000 MTComing in at ninth place is Mexico, whose copper production rates shimmied higher in 2018 to reach 760,000 MT, showing a small jump from 2017s total of 742,000 MT.One of the biggest copper mines in Mexico is Grupo Mexicos (BMV:GMEXICOB) Buenavista del Cobre operation in Sonora, also referred to as Cananea. It has been in operation since 1899 and has an estimated copper reserve of almost 27 million MT.

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Mine production: 710,000 MTMaking incremental production growth from 2017 and rounding out the list is Russia, whose copper production reached 710,000 MT in 2018, up from last years 705,000 MT.One of the biggest copper operations in Russia is the Udokan deposit in Siberia, which is currently owned by Baikal Mining Company. The deposit made headlines last year when it was revealed that Baikal was looking to raise US$1.25 billion to develop a mining and metallurgical plant at the project. It i

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What Are The Biggest Industries In The Democratic Republic Of The rich deposits of minerals in the DRC have attracted a lot of foreign investments to the mining industry. Consequently, several mining companies have been set up and operate across the country. The Kinsevere mine, located in the north of Lubumbashi in the Katanga province, is one of the largest copper mines in the world. In 2017, the company led the mining of 80,186 tonnes of copper resulting in three consecutive years of producing over 80,000 tonnes of the mineral. The mining sector accounted for an estimated 11.5% of the GDP of the DRC in 2012. The top mineral exports as at 2017 were refined copper (US$1.9 billion), copper ore (US$960 million), cobalt oxides and hydroxides (USD$721 million), and cobalt ore (US$512 million).

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The agricultural industry is a major sector in the economy of DRC as it contributes about 21.6% of the value of the countrys GDP. The agricultural sector also employs about 70% of the countrys population. The country has the second largest rainforestin the world covering very fertile lands. Over 80 million hectares of DRCs land is arable with about 4 million under irrigation. The major cash crops grown in DRC are cocoa, coffee, cotton, palm oil, tea, rubber, sugar cane, corn, peanuts, and cinchona tree. On the other hand, the crops cultivated for local consumption include maize, rice, potatoes, cassava, plantains, and cashew nuts. Agriculture is a fastgrowing industry which is responsible for the mass production of food consumed by the citizens of DRC. Due to its significance to the economy of the country, the government of DRC has launched a program focusing on the training of farmers, storage of farm produce, and the marketing of agricultural produce. It also collaborates with

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Many rivers and lakes are used for fishing purposes. Fishing in the DRC is divided into two: marine and inland fishing. The country has a very small coastline meaning that marine fishing is only practiced by the artisanal fishermen. ine fishing contributes to around 4% of the total national fish harvest. Fishing in the lakes and rivers within the country form the inland fishing. Some of these lakes are Lake Tanganyika, Lake Kivu, Lake Edward, Lake Albert, the Congo River Basin, Lake Tumba, and Lake Mai Ndombe. ine, lake, and river fishing, as well as aquaculture, contributes 12% of the GDP of DRC. The total fish production is estimated to be more than 240,000 metric tonnes per annum. The inland fishing contributes 96% of the annual fish caught. According to the Food and Agricultural Organizations (FAO) report of 2009, 39.6% of the total animal protein consumed in DRC came from fish. The fishing sector has also created over 700,000 jobs either directly or indirectly.

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The manufacturing industry in DRC is not very well developed. However, most of the factories in the country are located in urban centers. The manufacturing industries mostly deal with agricultural products such as sugar, flour, and beverages. Other industries manufacture beer, textile, and clothing, footwear, processing of wood and paper, industrial manufacture of chemicals, cigarettes, glassware, nails, and variety of metal furniture, cement, bricks, and petroleum refining.

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kpmg DRC Economic Snapshot H2, 2017In 2018, stronger mining sector production, led by copper and cobalt, and stabilising external accounts will support a slight acceleration of economic growthto 3% from 2.8% in 2017. Sources: International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

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Global copper production (by country) 20102018 StatistaFeb 10, · This statistic provides a countrybycountry breakdown of copper mine production from 2010 to 2018. In 2018, Peru produced 2.4 million metric tons of copper. The ten leading countries in world

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A State Affair: Privatizing Congos Copper SectorAffair: Privatizing Congos Copper Concessions, is the culmination of the Centers analysis of mining sector trends in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since the end of the Zaire era 20 years ago, with a strong focus on the DRCs key stateowned mining company, Gécamines. The report draws

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The Copper Industry in the Democratic Republic of Democratic DRC copper production (1960 DRC copper production (1960 2017)2017) 1,200,000 Productivity affected by low i 1,000,000 800,000 of Cu pr ces, poor management, political itbilitlk 600,000 Tons instability, lack of investment. 400,000 200,000 0

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Democratic Republic of the Congo (COD) Exports, Imports, and Democratic Republic of the Congo has a high level of specialization in Cobalt Ore (1.59k), Cobalt (738), Tin Ores (180), Refined Copper (93), and Cobalt Oxides and Hydroxides (65.5). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Democratic Republic of the Congo observed and expected exports in each product.

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