- Central Asia Metals said it was on track to meet annual production guidance following a rise in copper, zinc and lead output in the third quarter from the second.

In the third quarter, the company produced 4,039 tonnes of copper from 'Kounrad', its copper recovery plant in Kazakhstan, up from 3,642 tonnes in the second quarter.

The company generated 6,186 tonnes of zinc and 7,362 tonnes of lead from its Sasa mine in North Macedonia, up from 5,878 tonnes and 7,145 tonnes in q2 respectively.

Copper sales during the third quarter of the year were 3,614 tonnes, bringing the total for the first nine months of the year to 10,075 tonnes.

Payable production of zinc was 5,195 tonnes and of lead was 6,993 tonnes in the third quarter, bringing total 2019 payable production to 30 September to 14,847 tonnes of zinc and 20,632 tonnes of lead, the company said.

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