16 Aug 2017, Aleen Joy Jarasa, EMIS Editor
Indonesia’s Supreme Court ruled in favour of the government’s mineral export ban ease
The law expert representing the coalition of those opposing the policy said their side is yet to receive a copy of the ruling, which they will review to determine their next legal steps. A number of parties believe the policy benefited only mining giants, particularly PT Freeport Indonesia and PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara. The opposing party is also planning to protest another government policy permitting the temporary export of copper concentrates by Freeport.
Meanwhile, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry spokesman Dadan Kusdiana believes the ruling was just and should be respected.
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