27 de enero de 2016 / 7:14 / en 2 años

BRIEF-Antofagasta posts lower full-year copper production

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

* Sees group production in 2016 in range of 710-740,000 tonnes of copper, 245-275,000 ounces of gold

* Sees group cash cost before by-product credits in 2016 to reduce by nearly 9 pct to $1.65/lb and net cash cost to fall by 10 pct to $1.35/lb

* Sees 2016 molybdenum production is expected to be 8-9,000 tonnes, 11-21 pct lower than in 2015 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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