June 5, 2012 / 5:57 PM / 5 years ago

Vale injunction v. mining tax overturned-state

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 5 (Reuters) - An injunction won by Vale , the world’s largest iron-ore miner, against a new mining tax in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state was overturned by a judge, a press officer with the state’s revenue department told Reuters.

Vale and other Brazilian steel and mining companies are fighting a new series of taxes and regulatory charges being levied by state governments in an effort to earn more from mining activities. (Reporting by Jeb Blount and Sabrina Lorenzi; Writing by Jeb Blount)

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