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Reuters details how Chile copper production at risk as coronavirus bites

Reuters took readers on a deep dive into how Chile’s vaunted copper industry is nearing a tipping point as coronavirus explodes across the South American nation, laying bare the hidden costs of policies that have until now salvaged its output of the red metal. Since early April, leading miners have doubled down with skeleton crews in the world’s largest copper producer, churning out more amid the pandemic than the year before. But cracks are beginning to show.

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Topics of Interest: Business & FinanceHealth
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Commodities & Energy
Regions: South America
Story Types: Special Report / Insight
Media Types: Text