LatinNews Daily - 02 March 2022

In brief: Peru’s mining and hydrocarbons sector grows in January

* Peru’s national statistics institute (Inei) has revealed that the country’s mining and hydrocarbons sector grew by 4.53% in January, compared to the same month in 2021. The mining sector expanded by 3.61% year-on-year, while the hydrocarbon sector grew by 9.76%. Inei attributed the hydrocarbon growth to increased extraction of oil (+20.2%) and natural gas (+17.6%), and the mining growth to greater production of tin (+14.7%), copper (+11.4%), and gold (+4.5%).

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