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Will the DRC Prime Minister Break the Deadlock with China Moly? Mining Expert Géraud Neema Weighs In

1. What are the politics behind these talks that we’re not seeing?

Geraud Neema: There is a stalemate between the parties namely CMOC on one side and Gecamines executive, TFM temporary administrator, and the revision committee on the other. Through political allies, they have tried to further their claims and agendas in the dispute. And as it stands, CMOC is now experimenting with increasing and unexpected difficulties in exporting its copper and cobalt. Gecamines and the court-appointed administrator still don’t have access to TFM mines.

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