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Reference documents

  • Communication on the review of the list of critical raw materials for the EU and the implementation of the Raw Materials Initiative - COM(2014) 297
  • Report on Critical Raw Materials for the EU - May 2014 pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]
  • 2014 Report from the Commission on the implementation of the Raw Materials Initiative - SWD/2014/0171 final
  • 2013 Report from the Commission on the implementation of the Raw Materials Initiative - COM(2013) 442 final
  • Communication on commodity markets and raw materials - COM(2011) 25 final pdf български (bg) czech (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) Français (fr) Gaeilge (ga) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu (lv) lietuvių (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv)
  • Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the 'Processing and exploitation, for economic and environmental purposes, of industrial and mining waste deposits in the European Union (Own-initiative opinion)' CCMI/087 26 October 2011 (EESC website, Eurlex website български (bg) czech (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) Français (fr) Gaeilge (ga) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu (lv) lietuvių (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv) )
  • Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee  on the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on 'Tackling the challenges in commodity markets and on raw materials (COM(2011) 25 final)'  CCMI/091 14 July 2011 pdf - 124 KB [124 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr)
  • Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the 'Access to secondary raw materials (scrap iron, recycled paper, etc.) (own-initiative opinion)' CCMI/078 17 February 2011 pdf - 102 KB [102 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr)
  • Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Non-energy mining industry in Europe’ (2009/C 27/19) 3 February 2009 pdf български (bg) czech (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) Français (fr) Gaeilge (ga) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu (lv) lietuvių (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv)
  • Communication on the Raw Materials Initiative "Meeting our critical needs for growth and jobs in Europe" - COM(2008) 699 final pdf български (bg) czech (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) Français (fr) Gaeilge (ga) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu (lv) lietuvių (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv) [125 KB]
  • Staff Working Document accompanying the Communication - SEC(2008) 2741
  • Staff Working Document: "Analysis of the competitiveness of the non-energy extractive industry in the EU" - SEC(2007) 771 [1 MB] 

Links to related information and documentation on raw materials

EU- Latin America dialogue on Raw Materials (with Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay), 10-11 March 2014

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Presentations

Session I.a – Governance, policy and trade

Session I.b – Governance, policy and trade

Session II.a – Overview of mining potential and investment

Session II.b – Overview of mining potential and investment  

Session III – Research, skills and innovation

Session IV – Mining industry realities in the EU and Latin America territories

Session V.a – Exchange of best practices & cooperation on technical, environmental security, health and social issues

Session V.b – Exchange of best practices & cooperation on technical, environmental security, health and social issues

EU-U.S. Expert Workshop on Raw Material Flows & Data, 6-7 November 2013

Summary document: EU-U.S. Expert Workshop on Raw Material Flows & Data

Workshop presentations

EU-U.S. Expert Workshop on Raw Material Flows & Data, 12-13 September 2012

Summary document : EU-U.S. Expert Workshop on Raw Material Flows & Data pdf - 84 KB [84 KB]  

Workshop presentations

Links to some relevant EU co-funded research projects

Strategies and policy papers

Member States

Non-Member States

 

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