PREMIUMCoal mining companies demand clarity over whether they can use foreign ships

first_imgIndonesian coal mining companies are looking for clarity about a top government official’s vague claim that a Trade Ministry regulation that would have required the companies to only use Indonesian-flagged ships starting May has been revoked.The Indonesian Coal Mining Association (APBI) wrote in a statement on Friday that mining companies wanted the Trade Ministry to “immediately issue” a new regulation to revoke the problematic Trade Ministry Regulation No. 82/2017 “to ensure clarity for coal importers and exporters”.APBI chairman Pandu Sjahrir explained that the regulation, slated to take effect on May 1 after a two-year delay, would cut coal exports significantly.“Less than 2 percent of coal exports are being handled by domestically owned ships,” he said, adding that “several coal export shipments have been cancelled” b… Log in with your social account Google Facebook Indonesia coal-export shipment revocation Trade-Ministry Luhut-Binsar-Pandjaitan Indonesian-Coal-Mining-Association Linkedin Topics : Forgot Password ? LOG INDon’t have an account? Register herelast_img

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