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Port Strike Stalls Copper Exports in Chile

Chile is the worlds largest producer of copper by far. The next largest producer of copper, the United States, only manages 25% of Chile’s output. All told, Chile produces a third of the world’s copper, and income from Chile’s nationalized mines have come to represent nearly a third of government revenue since President Salvador Allende completed the nationalization…