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Teetering on the Indonesian high-wire

Indonesia’s slide towards irrelevance in the mining world is not just from resource nationalism. Miners have adjusted to new government regulations all over the world, but Indonesia is still struggling with what those new rules should be.

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President Joko Widodo (in power since 2014 andknown popularly as Jokowi) has implemented rules using his predecessor’s 2009 mining law in such an ad-hoc way there is little trust, resulting in major