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Critical Raw Materials for the European Union

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| 22 September 2017

The European Commission issued a communication dated 13/9/2017 to the European Parliament, Council and Regional Committee, in which it presented an updated list of 27 critical raw materials (Critical Raw Materials – CRM) for the European Union, following previous communications that established 14 CRMs in 2011 and 20 in 2014.

2017 CRMs (27)

Antimony

Fluorspar

LREEs

Phosphorus

Baryte

Gallium

Magnesium

Scandium

Beryllium

Germanium

Natural graphite

Silicon metal

Bismuth

Hafnium

Natural rubber

Tantalum

Borate

Helium

Niobium

Tungsten

Cobalt

HREEs

PGMs

Vanadium

Coking coal

Indium

Phosphate rock

Source: Critical Raw Materials (European Comission)