JAKARTA, July 24- Indonesia will soon allow U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc to resume copper exports, with both sides close to ending a six-month dispute over new mining rules, a senior official said on Thursday. Indonesia introduced a mineral ore export ban and a steep export tax on concentrates in January.» Read More
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