According to GlobalData, Peru is the world’s second-largest producer of zinc in 2022, with output down by 4.8% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Peru increased by a CAGR of 0.99% and is expected to drop by a CAGR of 1.13% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Zinc Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
Peru accounts for 12% of global production, with the largest producers being China, Australia, India and Mexico. Exports of zinc from Peru declined by 3.64% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to China. Peru’s zinc exports are expected to drop at a CAGR of 0.61% between 2022 and 2026.
Leading producers of zinc in Peru are Volcan Compania Minera SAA, Glencore, BHP, Teck Resources, Compania De Minas Buenaventura SAA and Pan American Silver. During 2020-2021, Volcan Compania Minera SAA's output was up by 32%, Glencore's output decreased by 4%, while output from BHP increased by 8%.
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