European Commission must do more to secure strategic raw materials, IFA panelists say
Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2021
The European Commission should start taking steps beyond the Critical Raw Materials list to guarantee its supply of metals such as silicon and magnesium, panelists said last week at the International Ferro-Alloys conference in Prague.
In 2020, the European Commission published its revised list
of 30 Critical Raw Materials - which includes commodities such
as lithium, cobalt and silicon - that are economically and
strategically important for the European economy but have a
high risk associated with their supply.
"Silicon is one of the materials...