Mideast Gulf Joins Race for Critical Raw Materials

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  • Positioning for access to strategic metals, minerals and raw materials is intensifying in line with energy transition efforts, with national and economic security implications for governments around the globe.
  • Mideast Gulf states, too, are looking to get a foothold in the renewables supply chain, driven by strategic and economic diversification considerations.
  • Any accelerating tilt toward resource nationalism could leave Gulf producers on the receiving end this time.

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