Roadblocks ahead for world metals, mining sector: AMEC

Oct 12, 2012 | 11:27 AM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  Journal of Commerce, Breakbulk Americas, mining, nationalization, export ban, iron ore, Peter Jessup, AMEC Catherine Ngai

HOUSTON — The global metals and mining sector likely will encounter a number of hurdles as it moves forward, according to Peter Jessup, vice president of supply chain management at London-based consultancy group AMEC Plc.

Challenges include resource nationalization in certain countries, Jessup said at the Journal of Commerce’s Breakbulk Americas Conference in Houston, citing Indonesia’s export ban on copper concentrate, nickel ore, tin and zinc set to go into effect in 2014. ....

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