Saturday, March 29, 2014
Director General of Mineral and Coal : ore export policies increase the economic value
Director General of Mineral and Coal ( Mining ) R. Sukhyar stated policy of export of raw materials ( ORE ) is applied to increase the added value that consists of economic value and employment.
" The establishment of the Mining policy is to increase the value added of which are of economic value and employment, including in the area , " he said in a National Seminar on campus Psacasarjana Engineering ITS Surabaya on Saturday .
Not only that , he said , ORE export policy could increase the independence of technology , and state revenues and coal mining investment that is expected of Energy and Mineral Resources ( ESDM ) can be utilized for the welfare of the people .
In an increase in value -added minerals , metallic minerals he exemplifies the way begins with exploration, exploitation , refining processing , advanced process and then end up in the final product to produce goods such as art and buildings .
" Progress mineral processing and refining is certainly based on the law , the substance of the Government Regulation ( PP ) No. 1 of 2014 and the substance of ESDM No. 1 of 2014," he said .
In addition , he said , progress mineral processing and refining these values will have a positive impact on the increase in foreign exchange in 2016 and is projected to reach about 17.2 billion U.S. dollars .
" Progress value -added processing and refining in the long term will have a positive impact after the operation of the processing and refining facilities in the country that is projected in 2016 will reach 17.2 billion U.S. dollars , " he said .