|Author (Person)||Fabry, Elvire|
|Publisher||Jacques Delors Institute [Notre Europe]|
|Series Title||Notre Europe Blog|
|Content Type||Blog & Commentary|
The accelerating pace of decarbonisation around the world is fuelling a heated race for critical minerals. Countries are looking to ensure access to specific components needed to produce green technologies, as the reserves and refining capacity for these components are concentrated in just a few countries. But the risk of an escalation in export restrictions is already giving cause for concern that a conflict could erupt among countries competing for access to minerals. The author argues that this will be a crucial issue in the economic security strategy being developed by the European Commission.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry, Internal Markets|
|Subject Tags||Industrial Policy, Natural Resources|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|