Europe growing dependent on imports, says Eurometaux

Oct 18, 2012 | 01:07 PM | None

Tags  Eurometaux, Guy Thiran, Europe, European Union, imports, raw materials, Generalized System of Preferences, Russia South Africa

BRUSSELS — The European Union has grown dependent on imports even for basic commodities, such as zinc, aluminum and copper, the head of nonferrous metals lobbying group Eurometaux said in an exclusive interview with AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin.

Europe is expected to import more than 50 percent of these commodities in 2013, according to Guy Thiran, secretary general of the Brussels-based organization.....

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