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Govt to go ahead with export restriction despite protests

  • Rabby Pramudatama

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, July 6 2012 | 10:09 am

PREMIUM The government will go ahead with its plan to tax unprocessed mineral exports despite strong protests from businesspeople both at home and overseas, Deputy Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Rudi Rubiandini said.

Rudi said the export tax was needed in order to prevent overexploitation of mineral ores ahead of the implementation of the regulation, which prohibits exports of unprocessed me...