According to GlobalData, Peru is the world’s fifth-largest producer of lead in 2022, with output down by 7.69% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Peru decreased by a CAGR of 3.67% and is expected to drop by a CAGR of 0.41% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Lead Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.

Peru accounts for 5% of global production, with the largest producers being China, Australia, the US and Mexico. Exports of lead from Peru declined by 7.3% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to China. Peru’s lead exports are expected to drop at a CAGR of 0.39% between 2022 and 2026.

Leading producers of lead in Peru are Volcan Compania Minera SAA, Compania De Minas Buenaventura SAA, Glencore, Pan American Silver and BHP. During 2020-2021, Volcan Compania Minera SAA's output was up by 35%, Compania De Minas Buenaventura SAA's output decreased by 22%, while output from Glencore decreased by 14%.

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