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Critical minerals list seen by some as ‘road map’ for future 232 probes

April 12, 2018 at 3:12 PM
A list of critical minerals recently published by the Interior Department could be used by President Trump to guide future Section 232 investigations that could be focused on China, sources close to the administration told Inside U.S. Trade. The Interior secretary on Feb. 16 published a draft list of 35 critical minerals on which the U.S. is said to be heavily import-reliant. “These commodities merit consideration in furthering the policy of the Federal Government to reduce the Nation's vulnerability...

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