Jul 17, 2022
In Authors Forum
Brazil. The main sectors in which these external dependencies are found are the Last Database ecosystems of the energy-intensive industry – raw and processed materials, and also chemicals – and some products of the pharmaceutical industry, as well as the aforementioned key Last Database components for the digital and ecological transition . For this reason, far from aspiring to self-sufficiency, behind the search for greater open strategic autonomy –although sometimes it is also framed as Last Database sovereignty or resilience–, the aim is, according to Commissioner. Thierry Breton, «to have options, to have Last Database with alternatives, that there is competition. Avoid forced dependencies, both economically and geopolitically»7. Or, what is the same, that free competition prevails against captive markets of monopolistic or cartelized Last Database logic, given that openness stimulates prosperity, dynamism and stability. For this reason, within the strategy to achieve greater diversification of suppliers of this type of critical raw material and Last Database guarantee supply, in addition to a commitment to greater industrialization, extraction and reuse (circularity) ad intra. Towards the outside, the Last Database Commission is developing international strategic partnerships for critical raw materials not found in Europe. These strategic associations have already begun to be woven in a pilot format since 2021 with Canada and there are open contacts Last Database with some African and neighboring countries; Thus, it is to be hoped that the revitalization of the strategic association between the EU and Latin America will integrate this problem in future bi-regional meetings. As Last Database with the rest of the partners, the Commission must articulate this association in accordance with principles of transparency and sustainable and responsible mining practices. In this matter, it is to be celebrated that a more advanced initiative, such as the European Alliance for Raw Materials ( erma, for its.