Russian Economy Ministry: UMMC Once Again Outpaces Norilsk Nickel in Terms of Copper Production

Ural Mining & Metallurgical Co. (UMMC) increased its copper production by 2.6% in 2012, while Norisk Nickel's copper production in Russia fell by 3%, the Ministry of Economic Development said.

UMMC has not released its official 2012 production results yet.

The company produced 379,200 metric tons of copper cathodes in 2011, overtaking Norilsk Nickel in terms of production volume for the first time.

Source (Russian): Kommersant via Brightwire News