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Indonesia: People Of Wera Resist Iron Sand Mining Corporations

In the last 10 years, the raw materials for making steel have been a source of growth in several countries whose economies are now developed, such as China, India, Singapore and Australia. This has led to developing countries with limited technology becoming targets for their expansion. Indonesia is one of the countries affected by this, which has been demonstrated by KepMendag (decision of the trade minister ) number 38 of 2008 which establishes that raw materials such as iron sands will be exempt from export duty.

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