Indonesia finalising mineral export tax revision, will issue in Aug -dep finmin

JAKARTA, July 24 Thu Jul 24, 2014 5:38am EDT

JAKARTA, July 24 (Reuters) - Indonesia is finalising the revision of a controversial escalating tax on mineral concentrate exports and expects to issue the regulation after the fasting month, a finance ministry official said on Wednesday.

The revised regulation would be issued in August, Deputy Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro told Reuters, declining to provide further details. (Reporting by Nina Adriana Kusuma; Writing by Fergus Jensen; Editing by Tom Hogue)