Cajamarca, FEBRUARY 11 2022 Mining Investments: Cajamarca obtained US$ 298 million in 2021

The accumulated mining investment amounted to US$ 5.238 million during the past year, evidencing a 21.1% increase with respect to 2020 (US$ 4.325 million) reported the Ministry of Energy and Mines.

According to the Mining Statistical Bulletin (BEM for its acronym in Spanish), mining investments totaled US$ 788 million, which showed a significant 65,8% growth with respect to the previous month (US$ 475 million) and an 18.7% increase as compared to the same month in 2020 (US$ 664 million).

With regard to the mining investment executed across the regions at the end of 2021, Cajamarca was positioned sixth, having attracted the significant amount of US$ 298 million, accounting for 5.3% of the national total.

In this respect, the highest executed investment figure was achieved at the closing of 2021. It is worth mentioning that four out of the six investment lines reported positive inter-annual variations in their executed amounts, as is the case of Mining Equipment (+65.1%) Exploration (+75.7%) Infrastructure (+42.6%), and Development and Preparation (+52.4%).

Rumbo a PERUMIN Cajamarca

As part of its activities, the Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers of Peru and the Organizing Committee of PERUMIN 35 will hold a decentralized Rumbo a PERUMIN, which this time will focus on the mining region of Cajamarca and will take place during the 16th and 17th of February.

Under the slogan “Consensus for the progress of Cajamarca”, this new edition will be a space for analysis and debate to address the present of mining in Cajamarca, the opportunities of the sector for the communities and the challenges for the socio-economic development of the region.

The event will work out a program of technical and commercial conferences, which will also be transmitted through its official channels in Facebook ( and YouTube ( so that they are available to the general public.

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