Geologists and spies join forces to track critical minerals supply chains

Extraction of rare minerals in China.
Extraction of rare minerals in China. © Xiao chun / Imaginechina / Imaginechina via AFP
The war in Ukraine and a reliance on China has exposed the dire needs of Western countries for strategic critical minerals, especially for their sovereignty industries. Each Western country is trying to find a solution, even if it is just to take stock of how exposed they are. All are setting their intelligence services to the task. [...] (621 words)
Issue dated 27/02/2023 Reading time 3 minutes

Read this article here:

Sign up for real-time alerts and be notified of new editions!  

Once registered, you will be notified by a short message on your computer or mobile phone as soon as a new edition of our publication or an alert is published. Stay informed anytime, anywhere!