Copper Slump Seen Opening Door to Debate on Pinochet-Era Law

  • Chile Mining Minister Aurora Williams speaks in interview
  • A bill to modify law has been in Congress since May 2011

The end of the commodities super-cycle is creating the conditions for Chile to discuss changes to a four-decades-old law that gives the armed forces 10 percent of copper giant Codelco’s sales, said Mining Minister Aurora Williams.

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