PT Antam receives initial approval to export 2.7m tonnes of nickel ore

Indonesia's state-owned miner Aneka Tambang (PT Antam) has received initial clearance to export 2.7 million tonnes of laterite ore over the next twelve months, a mining ministry official said on Wednesday March 29.

PT Antam is still waiting for the recommendation to be officially issued by Indonesia’s mining ministry and did not respond to a request for comment at the time of publication.

According to local media reports, PT Antam had initially hoped to export 6 million tons of low-grade nickel ore per year after submitting its proposal...


Ellie Wang

Vivian Teo

March 30, 2017

11:07 GMT