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US-Japan-EU Trilateral Workshop on Critical Raw Materials

December 18, 2013

Workshop poster

 In order to facilitate international cooperation on the effective use of rare metals, NEDO attended the US-Japan-EU Trilateral Workshop on Critical Raw Materials held on December 2, 2013 in Brussels together with the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI), Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Technology (AIST).
 During the workshop, factors which affect the stable supply of rare metals and other resources and risk assessment methodology were discussed. Moreover, participants exchanged opinions concerning the updated list of critical raw materials and relevant information systems introduced by the EU.