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Coal Export Ban To Be ‘Gradually’ Lifted – Jakarta Post

Jakarta said it would begin relaxing the ban by allowing 14 vessels bound for exports to sail while others delivered coal to power plants

Coal export
Coal barges queue to be pulled along the Mahakam river in Samarinda, East Kalimantan province. Photo: Reuters


The Indonesian government plans to gradually lift its coal export ban on Wednesday after securing enough supplies for domestic needs, the Jakarta Post reported, citing the Office of the Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister.

Jakarta said it would begin relaxing the ban by allowing 14 coal-loaded vessels bound for exports to set sail on Tuesday while other such vessels transported their supplies to domestic power plants.

Read the full report: Jakarta Post




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George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.


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