Indonesia hands Freeport, Amman, quota for 2018 copper exports

JAKARTA, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Indonesia issued the local unit of copper miner Freeport McMoRan Inc with a quota to export 1,247,866 wet metric tonnes (wmt) of copper concentrate up to Feb 15, 2019, a mining ministry official said on Monday.

Medco Energi Internasional unit Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara was also issued with a quota to export 450,826 wmt of copper concentrate over same period, Minerals Director Bambang Susigit told Reuters by text message.

(Reporting by Wilda Asmarini; Writing by Fergus Jensen; Editing by Sunil Nair)