According to figures published by the Central Bank, mineral exports during the first eight months of the year totaled US$27.617 billion.
Environment Minister Pablo Badenier recalled that “the President said on May 21st that the executive is going to produce a law which protects them and that is what we are going to do.”
Cochilco’s executive vice-president Sergio Hernandez was speaking at the seminar entitled “Mining Policy in the Pacific Alliance” which took place during Colombia’s Tenth Mining Fair.
Medellin hosted the tenth Colombia Mining fair.
Attendees at the event, which takes place on October 7th in Antofagasta, will be able to learn about renewable and baseload energy projects that will be soon be added to the country´s energy system, such as the Kelar thermoelectric plant.
Public-private delegation will attend China Mining and Exploration Exchange China.
Investment to July totaled US$4.874 billion.