Zambia’s copper output up 10.4 year/year in September

LUSAKA – Zambia’s annual copper output rose 10.4% in September to 631,359 tonnes, the central bank in Africa’s second-biggest producer of the industrial metal said on Wednesday.

Some mining companies operating in Zambia include NFC Africa, majority owned by China Non-ferrous Metals Company Limited (CNMC), Canada’s First Quantum Minerals, Glencore, Barrick Gold and Vedanta Resources.

(By Chris Mfula; Editing by James Macharia)

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