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Exchange rate effects: Will copper mine costs decline in Chile?


Exchange rate effects: Will copper mine costs decline in Chile?

Report summary

The devaluation of the Chilean peso (CLP) of the past few months has put on the table the question of the impact of currency fluctuations on copper mine costs in the country.

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  • Executive summary
  • The macro picture: Copper prices, exchange rate and the effect of QE in Chile
  • Depreciation and potential impact on costs
  • Dissecting the effects of the depreciation
    • Chile's operating cost structure by element (nominal terms)
  • Conclusion

In this report there are 5 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • The macro picture: Copper prices, exchange rate and the effect of QE in Chile
    • LME copper price and CLP/USD nominal exchange rate fluctuations
  • Depreciation and potential impact on costs
    • Nominal CLP/USD fluctuations
  • Dissecting the effects of the depreciation
    • Cost impacts of a depreciation of the CLP vs the USD, by cost component
    • Exchange rate effects: Will copper mine costs decline in Chile?: Image 3
    • Chile's position in the country cost curve
  • Conclusion
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