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The 2 leading presidential candidates in Chile offer different plans for Codelco, world’s largest copper mine

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The two leading contenders to become Chile's next president outlined diametrically opposed plans for the world's largest copper producer on Tuesday as the Latin American nation seeks to expand production.

Left-wing candidate Gabriel Boric would give Codelco a boost with more state funding. At the same time, right-wing Jose Antonio Kast considers it attractive to open state-owned companies to private capital, according to his proposed economic advisers.

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