Malaysia extends bauxite mining ban to year-end
Published: Wednesday, 07 September 2016
With only one week to go before the ban on mining operations was due to expire, Malaysia has pushed the moratorium until year-end, thus halting extraction for a total of 11 months in a bid to reduce stocks.
The Malaysian government has extended the
ban on bauxite mining operations until the end of the year as
existing stockpiles remain high.
The latest two-month moratorium on bauxite
mining was scheduled to end on 14 September, but the deadline
has now been pushed back until 31 December.
The ban was...