MINES and Minerals Development Minister Richard Musukwa says some mining companies in Zambia are already complaining of paying more taxes due to the mining fiscal regime sliding scale mechanism that has been moved by high copper prices on the international market. According to the London Metal Exchange (LME), copper prices hit the highest point since early 2013 fetching at US $8,292.00 per tonne. Commenting on the rallying red metal prices, Musukwa revealed that mining companies in the country had already started complaining of being subjected to paying more in mining...

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