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Raw-materials supply chains are essential for EU ‘strategic autonomy,’ Breton says

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 04 Jun 2020 11:59
  • 02 Sep 2020 04:18

Ensuring resilient supply chains of critical raw materials must be part of the EU’s plan to achieve “strategic autonomy” and become less dependent on countries such as China, the bloc's industry chief Thierry Breton said today.

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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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