Mining and Minerals - export.gov
In 2018, the average price of copper was US$ 2.93/lb. Copper prices for 2019 are expected to fall within the range of US$2.57 - US$2.98/lb. Industry capital outlay projections in the sector for the period 2017-2024 are in the range of USD$25 – USD$30 bil lion. In addition to copper, Chile is also a major world supplier of lithium, molybdenum, gold, and silver.