Global Silver Mining Industry Productivity Falls To The Lowest In History

After the Primary Silver Mining Industry enjoyed a brief increase in productivity over the past two years, it fell to the lowest ever in 2016.  The reason the primary silver mining industry’saverage yield increased in 2014 was due to the addition of Tahoe Resources high-grade Escobal Silver Mine. Tahoe’s Escobal Silver Mine’s average yield in…

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Huge Decline In Peru’s Silver Production Suggests Future Supply At Risk

The Peru Ministry of Energy and Mining just released their silver production data for February, and it was a whopper to the downside.  Actually, I was quite surprised to see how much Peru’s silver production declined versus the same month last year.  Also, Peru’s gold February production took a similar big hit. According to the…

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Record U.S. Silver Imports As Consumption Declines… Where Did The Silver Go?

Something strange took place in the U.S. Silver market last year.  It seems as if the United States imported a record amount of silver in 2016 while its apparent consumption decline considerably.   This does not make sense.  Which means, a lot of silver has been acquired and stored, over and above the quantity needed by…

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