Overview of Indonesia's Mining Industry
Still Unattractive to the Banking Industry. Despite soaring coal prices, the banking industry in Indonesia is still reluctant to extend credit to coal miners and mining companies in general. As of July 2017, bank lending to coal companies was down 14.69% yoy with an NPL rate of 7.49%.Indonesia continues to be a significant player in the global mining industry, with significant production of coal, copper, gold, tin, bauxite, and nickel. Indonesia also continues to be one of the world's largest exporters of thermal coal.