Dock Strike Slows Peru's Mineral Exports

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"At least eleven ships stall at mineral export terminal."

A strike at Peru's main port was slowing down mineral exports on Monday as workers demanded better benefits, a union leader said.

There were at least 11 boats waiting to be loaded or unloaded at the port of Callao, said Wilmer Esteves. The back-up occurred at a terminal used to export minerals from Peru's central Andes.

Peru is a top metals exporter and is the world's second largest zinc producer.

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