Indonesian bauxite ban

Indonesia To Halt Bauxite Exports By End Of 2022

Indonesia To Halt Bauxite Exports By End Of 2022

Indonesian president Joko Widodo said last week that the country will cease its exports of bauxite ore by year’s end and do the same with copper ore by the close of next year. In a bid to increase its downstream economy and...


Indonesia Relaxes Ban on Bauxite and Nickel Ore Exports

The Indonesian government implemented a significant change to its policies regarding the export of nickel ore and bauxite ore on Thursday, turning back on the spigot after a ban of slightly more than two years. The government banned the export of unprocessed ore in early 2014 in an effort to jump-start the country’s refining capacity. […]

Indonesian Draft Regulation May Allow Bauxite Export

A revised draft of an Indonesian mineral regulation could open the door for the resumption of bauxite ore from the country. The Office of the Coordinating Economic Minister’s fourth revision to Government Regulation No. 23/2010 would allow for the export of partly-processed mineral ore, leaving the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry to determine the commodities […]

Indonesian Government May Relax Ban on Export of Bauxite Ore

The Indonesian government is working to draft a regulation that may ease the ban on the export of certain raw minerals, including bauxite ore. According to sources speaking to local media, the Energy and Mining ministry is cooperating with the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs to make exceptions to the ban, which was first implemented […]