Chile's lower house approves controversial tax on copper, lithium sales
Published: Friday, 07 May 2021
Chile’s lower house has voted to approve a controversial mining royalty bill that could see sales of copper taxed at a rate of more than 32%.
By Andrea Hotter
The bill will now go to the Senate, likely after upcoming
elections to choose members of a commission to write the
country’s new Constitutional convention, as well
as the country’s municipality and regional
governor elections - both this month.
Under the proposed bill, the tax on...