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European Commission analysing 54 materials to update critical metals list
April 22, 2014 - 19:05 GMT
critical raw materials
The European Commission is analysing 54 substances to update its list of critical materials that could face supply shortages in the next 20 years, a policy officer at the enterprise and industry department confirmed.
Market participants involved in discussions to help the
commission update the list have said silicon will be added as a
critical metal, while tantalum could be removed. The commission
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