Rio Tinto posts ironclad production results

RIO Tinto yesterday reported lower production of several commodities in the December quarter over the previous three months, but on an annual basis output was generally up on 2000, the exceptions being copper, refined gold and borates.

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The figures appeared to be generally in line with analysts' expectations, with annual profit forecasts unlikely to be significantly changed from about US$1.6 billion.

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