Duterte Warns Philippine Miners: We Can Survive Without You

  • Nickel prices are heading for highest close in about a year
  • Country can live without the revenue from mining: Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ratcheted up pressure on the country’s miners, the world’s biggest suppliers of nickel ore, telling them either to comply with international environmental standards or shutter. Nickel prices headed for their highest close in about a year.

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