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Hindustan Copper Q3 Net up 83pc to Rs 51 crore

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

State-owned Copper Ltd Monday reported a net profit of Rs 51.35 crore for the third quarter ended December 2018, up 83 per cent over the corresponding period profit of last year.

The had reported Rs 28.13 crore net profit in the same period of 2017-18.

Revenue from operations during the quarter was at Rs 474.22 crore, as against Rs 430.70 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous year.

"Despite high volatility in copper prices and high input costs, the company has shown robust performance. The growth in profit is primarily due to HCLs commitment to increase copper ore production and focus on the sale of high margin products," Copper said.

During April-December'18, Copper ore production was at 30.11 lakh tonne, as against 26.08 lakh tonne in the corresponding period last fiscal, registering a growth of 15 per cent.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 19:45 IST