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A new rush on mining tax changes?

Russia’s surprise proposal for a super-tax on its mining industry has hit the share prices of its best-known miners, including Norilsk, Alrosa, Evraz and Polyus, but it has also raised the prospect of other countries imposing higher taxes on their mining industries.

A new rush on mining tax changes? A new rush on mining tax changes? A new rush on mining tax changes? A new rush on mining tax changes? A new rush on mining tax changes?

Sign of things to come? A new Russia mining tax might rekindle an old policy trend

Australia, which has fought a running battle with its miners over a similar form of super-tax on profits, is a prime suspect for following Russia, especially if there is a change of government next