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The European Commission’s Raw Materials Proposal: Focus on Sustainability and the Circular Economy

The Critical Raw Materials Act published by the European Commission on 16 March 2023 is important for the green transition and the security of supply in Finland and the EU. The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) sees the act as opening an opportunity for Finland to strengthen international cooperation. To advance the raw materials proposal, Finland should invest in GTK Mintec, which supports the development of responsible mining and the circular economy.

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