Sterlite Industries reported a record mined metal production at 260,000 tonnes in Q4, 16% higher than the corresponding prior period, and in line with the annual mine plan. Full year production was 870,000 tonnes, 5% higher than the previous year.
In a notice to the Bombay Stock exchange, Sterlite said that the integrated production of refined zinc was 181,000 tonnes in Q4, 8% higher than Q3. Full year production was 660,000 tonnes, in line with the annual plan.
Sales of zinc metal-in-concentrate (MIC) were 61,000 tonnes, due to surplus concentrate in Q4. Integrated production of refined lead was 32,000 tonnes in Q4 and 107,000 tonnes for the full year, up 2% and 20% respectively.
"Total production of refined zinc and mined zinc-lead MIC was 102,000 tonnes in Q4 and 426,000 tonnes for the full year, in line with the annual mine plan," the company said in a statement.