Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX:EDR, NYSE:EXK) is forecasting the ninth consecutive year of production growth for 2013.

As quoted in the press release:

Endeavour’s silver production in 2013 is forecast to rise 12-18% to 5.0-5.3 million ounces (oz) and gold production is anticipated to increase 19-27% to 46,000-49,000 oz as shown in the table below. Silver equivalent production is expected to climb 14-22% to 7.3-7.8 million oz (at a silver:gold ratio of 50:1).

Endeavour’s CEO, Bradford Cooke, said:

Our recently acquired El Cubo mine will drive this year’s production growth. Endeavour’s current focus is on completing the main El Cubo mine and plant capital projects on time and budget in Q2, 2013, continuing the operational turn-around now well underway at El Cubo and honing our operational costs and efficiencies at Guanacevi and Guanajuato.

To view the full press release, click here.