BRIEF-Antofagasta posts lower full-year copper production

miércoles 27 de enero de 2016 03:11 GYT
 

Jan 27 (Reuters) - Antofagasta Plc :

* Gold production for year was 213,900 ounces compared to 270,900 in 2014

* Number of factors that are likely to result in co's 2015 effective tax rate being significantly higher than 2014 effective rate

* As a consequence group expects 2015 effective tax rate to be in range of approximately 60-65 pct

* Copper production in Q4 2015 was 169,900 tonnes, 8.2 pct higher than Q3 2015

* FY group copper production of 630,300 tonnes was 10.6 pct lower than in 2014, primarily due to lower production at Los Pelambres and Centinela

* Gold production was 55,700 ounces in Q4 2015, a 21.8 pct increase on Q3 2015

* Cash costs before by-product credits in Q4 2015 were $1.65/lb, 1.2 pct less than in Q3 2015

* Cash costs before by-product credits for year were $1.81/lb, 1.1 pct lower than last year   Continuación...