Malaysia to Ban Bauxite Mining for 3 Months to Cut Pollution

  • Country supplied more than 40% of China's imports last year
  • Suspension starts Jan. 15 as government seeks to tighten rules

Malaysia, the biggest shipper of bauxite to China, will stop mining ore for three months to cut river and sea pollution, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Wan Junaidi Jaafar said.

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