Infrastructure investment needed in DRC to sustain cobalt output, minister says

Large-scale infrastructure investment was needed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) if the country were to continue to increase its cobalt output and exports, government representatives said at the Cobalt Institute conference in Zurich, Switzerland, last week.

Julien Paluku Kahongya, minister of industry for the DRC, told delegates that the government has designed an “industrialization master plan” to plug the infrastructure gaps that currently hindered the country’s...

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Davide Ghilotti

May 23, 2022

14:42 GMT

London