RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile posted a trade surplus of US$ 904 million (R$ 4.9 billion) in August, the central bank said on Monday, September 7th, with a drop in levels versus a year earlier of both exports and imports for the month.
The world's largest copper producer also saw the value of shipments of the metal fall 13.2 percent year-on-year in August to US$ 2.761 billion, hit by a dip in production and low prices.
Chile's copper industry has largely escaped major impact from the coronavirus pandemic, although miners have had to . . .