Canada’s metals and mining industry decreased by 17.5% in overall deal activity during September 2019, compared with the last 12-month average, according to industry analyst GlobalData.

A total of 33 deals worth US$383.35 million were announced in September 2019, compared to the 12-month average of 40 deals, the company said.

The top five metals and mining industry deals accounted for 94.6% of the overall value during September 2019 with a combined value of US$362.7 million, GlobalData said.

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