Mexican iron ore production totaled 708,125 tonnes in May, up 1
percent year on year from 701,000 tonnes, according to figures
released by national statistics agency Inegi.
Coal production jumped
17.4 percent to 1.47 million tonnes in the same comparison.
Production of copper
was almost flat 38,178 tonnes in May, up 0.3 percent from the
same month last year. Zinc and lead both logged declines in
production to 34,550 tonnes and 16,268 tonnes, respectively,
down 17.5 percent and 5.1 percent in the same comparison, Inegi
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