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									         Southern Peru Copper Corporation (PCU) - Strategic Analysis Review

      Reference Code: GDMM33107SA                                                                                Publication Date: AUG 2010

      11811 North Tatum Blvd., Suite Phone                                                          Revenue
                                                        +1 602 494                                                   4,850.8 (million USD)
      2500
      Phoenix, AZ                    Fax                +1 602 494                                  Net Profit       NA
       85028                                Website     www.southernperu.com                        Employees        11,494
       United States                        Exchange    PCU [New York Stock Exchange]               Industry         Metals and Mining

      Company Overview
       Southern Copper Corporation (Southern) is one of the world’s largest integrated copper producers. The company is principally
       engaged in the production of copper, molybdenum, zinc and silver. The mining, smelting and refining operations of the company
       are located in Peru and Mexico and exploration activities are conducted in Peru, Mexico and Chile. The Peruvian copper
       operations of the company includes mining, milling and flotation of copper ore to produce copper concentrates and molybdenum
       concentrates; the smelting of copper concentrates to produce anode copper; and the refining of anode copper to produce copper
       cathodes.

      Key Executives                                      SWOT Analysis
               Name                         Title         Southern Peru Copper Corporation, SWOT Analysis
      Oscar          Gonzalez Chief Executive Officer     Strengths                       Weaknesses
      Rocha
                                                                                                     Poor Financial Performance
      Xavier  Garcia         de Chief Executive           Diversified Facilities
      Quevedo Topete            Officer, Southern
                                Copper Minera Mexico                                                 Over Dependence on Limited
                                                          Strong Focus on Explorations
                                                                                                     Customers
      Armando           Ortega Director
      Gomez
                                                          Opportunities                              Threats
      Alfredo Casar Perez        Director
      German Larrea Mota Chairman                         Strategic Acquisitions                     Volatile Prices of Commodities
      Velasco
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research                                            Surging Demand for Gold                    Operational Risks
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      Key Competitors                                      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
                                                           GlobalData
      Taseko Mines Limited
      Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
      Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
      Teck Resources Limited
      Vale S.A.
      
								
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