Malaysia, the Philippines, and Australia are benefiting from Indonesia's ore export curbs
Sat, Jun 27, 2015 - 5:50 AM
GAINS FROM MINING: Bauxite production in Malaysia more than quadrupled to 962,799 tonnes in 2014 from 208,770 tonnes the year before. Malaysia has come from nowhere on the export-trade map to being a big exporter.
MALAYSIA is emerging as an unexpected beneficiary of Indonesia's ban on ore exports as mining companies from its larger South-east Asian neighbour pump cash into local bauxite deposits to meet demand from China.
At least five Indonesian miners invested in Malaysia by the...