JAKARTA, July 24 - Indonesia will soon allow U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc to resume copper exports, with both sides close to ending a six-month dispute over new mining rules, a senior official said on Thursday.
JAKARTA, July 24 - Indonesia is expected to issue U.S. mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold with a government permit to resume exporting copper concentrates in one or two weeks, a mining ministry official said on Thursday.
SHANGHAI, July 24 - China's gold demand slumped 19.4 percent in the first six months of 2014 from year ago, the China Gold Association said in a statement on Thursday, but production rose strongly in the same period as miners ramped up output to protect profit margins.
JAKARTA, July 24 - Indonesia's top two copper miners signalled they are nearing a breakthrough to allow a restart of concentrate exports, which have been halted for more than six months due to a dispute with the Southeast Asian country over new mining rules.
SHANGHAI, July 24 - China's total gold production in the first six months of 2014 reached 211.1 tonnes, up 9.47 percent from a year ago, the China Gold Association said in a statement on Thursday.
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