CRMA could boost minor metal recycling as the EU moves away from imports

The inclusion of minor metals bismuth, gallium and germanium in the European Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA), announced on Thursday March 16, has the potential to boost recycling of those materials in the EU as it seeks to reduce its dependency on imports.

“There is limited production and recycling of these metals in Europe,” Polina Sparks, member services, Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA), told Fastmarkets on Wednesday March 22.

“The reality is that...


Sayaka Kurata

March 23, 2023

18:00 GMT