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EUROPEAN COMMISSION CONSIDERS ADDING ZIRCONIUM TO EU CRITICAL RAW MATERIAL LIST



THE EUROPEAN Commission will next year (2020) consider whether to add zirconium to the European Union (EU) critical raw material list, with the aim of encouraging production and recycling of a mineral so resistant to corrosion, it is widely used in the nuclear industry.…

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EU REBUFFS CRITICISM AT WTO OF COBALT AND TITANIUM LABELLING PLANS



Diplomats at the World Trade Organisation’s goods council have attacked the European Union (EU) over its plans to integrate titanium dioxide and cobalt into its health and safety laws, claiming this could impose unnecessary red tape restrictions on exporting certain stainless steels to the EU.…

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INDIAN STEEL MANUFACTURERS PREDICT REDUCTION IN SUBSIDIES FOLLOWING WTO RULING



Indian steel manufacturers think that the Indian government will trim its support for their exports following the release of an adverse World Trade Organisation verdict in a subsidy dispute brought by the United States.

“The [Indian] ministry of commerce was already looking at revamping trade and tax policies, which includes scrapping certain export incentive schemes that have been now been termed as subsidies” by the United States, Arnab Kumar Hazra, assistant secretary general of Indian Steel Association told Metal Bulletin, “It might expedite the process after [the new] WTO announcement.”…

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CHILEAN MINING LEADER HOPES UNREST WILL NOT SLOW FOREIGN INVESTMENT INTO LITHIUM-FOCUSED SECTOR



THE LEADER of the Chilean mining association Consejo Minero has claimed that he has seen no evidence that the unrest that has wracked Chile since October may reduce investment into the country’s important mining sector, which accounts for around of a third of global lithium supplies.…

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION MAY ADD CADMIUM TO EU CRITICAL RAW MATERIAL LIST



THE EUROPEAN Commission will early next year (2020) consider whether to add cadmium to the European Union (EU) critical raw material list, with the aim of encouraging production and recycling of this mineral that widely used in batteries, potentially helping the EU economy away from fossil fuels.…

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EUROPEAN STEEL TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM WORKSHOP COPY



SUSTAINABLE EAF STEEL MAKING

 

Steel-making in Electric Arc Furnaces (EAF) is already a good example of a waste-free circular economy since today more than half of global steel output is being recycled, even if higher-quality materials are still produced from virgin materials and fossil-fuelled processes, said Carl de Maré, president of the European Steel Technology Platform (ESTEP) at an ESTEP workshop staged in Bergamo, northern Italy.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUNDUP - NEW EUROPEAN COMMISSION WILL IMPOSE GREEN COMMITMENTS ON KNITWEAR SECTOR



THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) knitwear sector will be pushed to improve its sustainability within 100 days of a new European Commission taking office, expected to happen on December 1. That is the deadline that a new Commission executive vice-president Frans Timmermans must meet to propose a ‘green deal’ package of reforms, that will include new commitments for EU industries to reduce waste and pollution.…

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NEW TRADE ANALYSIS CENTRE TO HELP EU WINE MAKERS COMPETE



The European Commission has launched a new European Union (EU) Wine Market Observatory, an EU-organised body drawing on wine sector expertise to generate and make available market analyses, short-term outlook reports and assessments of medium-term prospects for Europe’s wine sector. A formal launch meeting in Brussels on November 4 was told its goal is to give EU wine makers more insight on potential wine markets and how their competitors are innovating in pricing, production and trade, helping EU winemakers understand and manage market volatility.…

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GERMANY IS DOING WELL AS AN INVESTMENT LOCATION BUT COULD DO BETTER



Recent high-profile surveys on the attractiveness of Germany as an investment location paint a conflicting picture, but generally experts agree the country is a good place to invest. Professional services firm EY reported a 13% year-on-year drop in inbound foreign direct investment (FDI) deals in 2018, to 973, while the OECD recorded inbound FDI value January-July 2019 to reach USD22 billion, from just USD 1 billion in the previous semester.  …

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CYPRUS ADMITS ITS GOLDEN VISA SCHEME WAS MISUSED



Cypriot interior minister, Constantinos Petrides, has admitted that the country’s golden visa scheme has been misused by corrupt individuals and said that Cyprus will revoke the passports of 26 people who received them at the time “when controls weren’t strict”. Cyprus introduced a citizenship for investment plan in 2013, under which a minimum EUR2 million (USD2.2 million) investment secured a passport and visa-free travel throughout the European Union.…

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