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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Andean Group - 07 June 2019

In brief: Peru

* Peru’s energy & mining ministry (MEM) has released new figures which show that mining investments totalled US$430m in April 2019, up 17.2% year-on-year. The figures also show that mining investments for the first four months of 2019 reached US$1.6bn, up 31.2% year-on-year. The report highlights the impact of investment from Anglo American Quellaveco SA, the local subsidiary of the United Kingdom-headquartered multinational Anglo American (Quellaveco Mine) and local company Marcobre SAC (Mina Justa), which remain in the first and second position with regard to investment in the country, representing together 30.9% of the total.