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45% decline in Japan’s copper exports over last year

Japan's Ministry of Finance data reveals drop in refined copper exports to 26,208 tonnes. TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's refined copper exports fell 45 percent in January from a year earlier to 26,208 tonnes, for a fourth straight month of year-on-year

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Report downplays communist threat to mining in the Philippines

In late December 2010 a spokesman for the National Democratic Front (NDF), a confederation that encompasses many of the country’s leftist groups — including the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its New People's Army (NPA) military wing — warned that it intended to increase the tempo of attacks against mining companies.