Bengaluru: Hindustan Zinc Ltd, a unit of Vedanta Ltd, posted a nearly 4% fall in third-quarter net profit on Thursday.

Net profit was Rs2,230 crore ($349.48 million) in the three months ended 31 December, compared with Rs2,320 crore a year earlier, the country’s biggest zinc miner said in a statement.

Total income rose 4.1% to Rs6,220 crore, while total expenses increased 2%.

Mined metal production declined 13% to 240 kilotonnes from a year earlier. Reuters