3 months Nickel sector seeks better policies Manilatimes |Biz
WHILE the Philippine mining industry welcomed Indonesia’s plan on nickel ore export ban as an opportunity to alleviate the impending supply shortfall, the Philippine Nickel Industry Association (PNIA) doubted the country’s capacity to do so, citing stringent and uncertain policies imposed by the national government. “That’s exciting for the Philippine nickel industry, but we cannot definitely supply the gap being left by the Indonesian ore ban,” PNIA President Dante Bravo said at the sidelines of the Mining Philippines 2019 International Conference and Exhibition in Pasay City. Indonesia, the world’s largest producer of nickel ore, said last month it will stop ... more