Trucks carry ore from stockpiles at Newmont Mining Corp's copper and gold mine on Indonesia's Sumbawa island in this September 21, 2012 file photo. Indonesian government officials are scrambling to ... more 
Trucks carry ore from stockpiles at Newmont Mining Corp's copper and gold mine on Indonesia's Sumbawa island in this September 21, 2012 file photo. Indonesian government officials are scrambling to pass regulations to ease a ban on unprocessed mineral ore exports from January 12, 2014. The ban aims to boost Indonesia's long-term return from its mineral wealth, but officials fear a short-term cut in foreign revenue that could widen the current account deficit at a time when the economy is slowing. REUTERS/Neil Chatterjee/File (INDONESIA - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES TRANSPORT) less 
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