Shift to renewable energy could be a mixed blessing for mineral exporters
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Cullen S. Hendrix (PIIE)

The shift in global demand from fossil fuels is highlighting the importance of the critical minerals underpinning solar, wind, electric vehicles, and other green technologies. For the countries rich in these minerals, their newfound wealth may be a mixed blessing.

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