EU policy paper outlines plan to diversify mineral sources
Published: Wednesday, 26 January 2011
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By Keith Nuthall
The European Commission is considering a broad swathe of
policy measures to diversify the sources of the EUs
industrial mineral imports, as concern rises about trade
restrictions, for instance those imposed recently on rare earth
exports by China.
It is drafting a detailed policy...