Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co Ltd (5706.T)
24 Mar 2017
BRIEF-Mitsui Mining & Smelting is expected to book just over 15 bln yen in April-Dec group pretax profit - Nikkei
* Mitsui Mining & Smelting is expected to book just over 15 billion yen ($133 million) in April-December group pretax profit - Nikkei
TOKYO, Jan 18 Pan Pacific Copper (PPC), Japan's biggest copper smelter, has mostly agreed with producers on treatment and refining charges (TC/RCs) for 2017 that are 5 percent lower than last year, amid tighter supplies, two sources familiar with the matter said.
(Adds details in para 2-4) TOKYO, Oct 3 Japan's Pan Pacific Copper (PPC) plans to produce 283,700 tonnes of refined copper in October-March, the second half of its financial year, up 17.5 percent from the same period the year before when output was reduced due to system troubles. The country's biggest copper smelter expects combined output at its Saganoseki Smelter and Refinery in western Japan and Hitachi Refinery in eastern Japan to rise 18.2 percent. Production at the T