COVID takes 66% of silver output offline
Government lockdown takes toll on metals production
Last updated 5/8/2020 at 4:27am
Global metal production has been severely disrupted due to government mandated suspension of mining operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to figures released by GlobalData, 32 countries have passed partial or complete lockdown orders that by April 3 had led to the temporary suspension of activities at over 1,600 mines.
Silver is the hardest hit by global government lockdow...