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Indonesian mining law row intensifies

A row between Indonesia's mining industry and government comes to a head on Tuesday as the two sides meet to discuss a controversial new law.

The rules, which mean all raw minerals must be processed in Indonesia before they're exported, were supposed to boost jobs.

But many companies say they don't have the smelting facilities required and that the law is bad for business.

The BBC's Alice Budisatrijo reports from the Indonesian capital Jakarta.

  • 25 Feb 2014
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