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Indonesian Government Confirms Plans To Ban Bauxite Exports In June

Indonesian Government Confirms Plans To Ban Bauxite Exports In June

The Indonesian government confirmed this week that it intends to go forward with a planned ban on the export of bauxite ore in June of next month in a bid to boost domestic processing of the aluminium predecessor. Indonesian’s government has a...

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China Bauxite Imports Fall By 6 Percent In August Thanks To The Rains In Africa

Adverse weather conditions are to blame for the drop in imported bauxite ore by buyers in the People’s Republic of China, as rainy weather in Guinea hampered exports of the aluminium precursor to the Middle Kingdom in August. According to data released this week by the country’s customs department, China imported 9.04 million metric tons […]

Indonesia Weighing Expedited Ban On Bauxite Exports

Days after the government announced an unexpected ban on the export of nickel ore, Indonesian officials said earlier this week that it may move up a planned ban on exports of bauxite ore, alumina, and other raw minerals. At present the government will begin the ban on bauxite exports in early 2022. However, Indonesian regulators […]

China Imports Of Bauxite Ore Rose By 24.9 Percent In 2019 Through July

As improvements to low-temperature alumina production continue by refiners in the People’s Republic of China, the country’s thirst for overseas bauxite increases. Such was the story told by Customs data released on Sunday that showed a 24.9 percent jump on the year in imported bauxite in the year’s first seven months. Customs data on HS […]

Though Prohibition Remains, Illicit Bauxite Mining Continues In NW Indonesia

A longstanding ban on the practice notwithstanding, illicit bauxite mining reportedly continues in the northwestern reaches of Indonesia. Such was the reportage from domestic sources this weekend. Per Indonesian news agency Antara, illegal bauxite mining is underway in Angkut, Dendang and Bukit Batu in the Bintan District of Indonesia’s Riau Islands Province. Though the culprits […]

Bauxite the Topic of Recent Meeting Between Mining Ministers from Guinea and Indonesia

Indonesia and Guinea could be setting their sights on establishing ties in the bauxite sector, as evidenced by a meeting earlier this week between ministers of the two country’s relevant ministries. Indonesian media reported the meeting on Thursday, which was between Guinea’s Minister of State for Investment and Public Private Partnership Ibrahima Kassory Fofana and […]