Raw material will power our future.

But a few countries now control supplies and processing.

We should not fall into the same old dependencies.

So I will present a Critical Raw Material Act.

With strategic 🇪🇺 projects on extraction, refining, processing and recycling.#SOTEU pic.twitter.com/6twiUMfxzv

— Ursula von der Leyen (@vonderleyen) September 17, 2022