Raw Materials

A raw material, also known as a feedstock, unprocessed material, or primary commodity, is a basic material that is used to produce goods, finished products, energy, or intermediate materials that are feedstock for future finished products. As feedstock, the term connotes these materials are bottleneck assets and are required to produce other products. The term raw material denotes materials in unprocessed or minimally processed states; e.g., raw latex, crude oil, cotton, coal, raw biomass, iron ore, air, logs, water, or "any product of agriculture, forestry, fishing or mineral in its natural form or which has undergone the transformation required to …

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19 June 2024 English

Policy Brief AFRICA: THE CENTER OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH By Hung Tran PB - 32/24 The Global South features prominently in the context of geopolitical rivalry and efforts by developing …

Africa’s trade remains the same: exporting raw materials to, and importing manufactured goods from, outside guarantees. The EU has passed the Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA) which came into force on May 24, globalpolicywatch.com/2024/05/the-eu-critical-raw-materials-act-enters-into-force/ https://source.benchmarkminerals


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 18 June 2024 English

ERIA Discussion Paper 2024-15, No. 522

management, product marketing, production activity, raw materials, machinery, and employee management (Figure


AEI: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research · 13 June 2024

who sought “to close their boundaries to exploitation by multinational corporations seeking raw materials, markets for surplus, and cheap labor.” [1] More recently, Amnesty International based its 2022


World Bank Group · 13 June 2024 English

The report (Volume 1) is structured in the following way: The first section provides an overview ofthe condition of the physical infrastructure and some of the challenges in maintaining and …

terminal. It supports the import/export of raw materials and imported fuel products. The port services


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 13 June 2024 English

The change in the log of Vietnamese exports to the US from 2017 to 2020 is used to measure the impact of the trade war, and the change in the …

vehicles has led to an increased use of valuable raw materials. This report presents the findings of a comprehensive


RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 12 June 2024 English

Is the International Hype of Hydrogen Justified? | Frank Umbach Clean hydrogen is currently the only real technology option for decarbonising the world's hard-to-abate-sectors such as heavy manufacturing and energy-intensive …

which has affected the costs of equipment, raw materials and supply chains. In 4 addition, the lengthy


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

to relevant requirements of ESS3, including raw materials, water use, air pollution, hazardous materials


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

The report (Volume 1) is structured in the following way: The first section provides an overview ofthe condition of the physical infrastructure and some of the challenges in maintaining and …

terminal. It supports the import/export of raw materials and imported fuel products. The port services


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 12 June 2024 English

The costs and capabilities of grid-located batteries have improved dramatically in recent years and could play an import role in South Africa's electricity system. This report examines the challenges facing …

Processing LIBs The mining and processing of raw materials for utility-scale batteries has both environmental inflation caused by increases in the demand for raw materials. Box 2. Steps toward battery reuse and recycling Risk: Increases in raw material prices The raw materials used in batteries are traded globally and are batteries effectively extends the life of critical raw materials and reduces the need for new supply. 16 Russia


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

Tanzania has managed a steadily robust growth path amid multiple external shocks, with low and stable inflation by regional standards. While poverty reduction has progressed slowly, the government increased public …

2M-2024 Capital goods Oil Fertilizers Industrial raw materials Consumer Goods Goods Imports Source: Bank of


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