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EU mining industry set for new rules as part of action plan on critical raw materials

By Giulia Bedini and Joanna Sopinska
  • 01 Sep 2020 09:21
  • 12 Nov 2020 05:00
The EU's mining and extraction sector faces new legislation as part of forthcoming plans by the bloc's executive arm to enhance the supply of critical raw materials, according to a draft policy document seen by MLex. 
The proposals will include rules on “responsible” mining, guidelines for a new industry alliance,

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Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent

Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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