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METI to find alternative suppliers of strategic items to reduce dependence on Russia

  • March 31, 2022
  • , Kyodo
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Kyodo reported that on Thursday, METI convened a meeting of a panel charged with diversifying the suppliers of key strategic materials following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, noting that the taskforce identified oil, LNG, palladium, and four other rare metals as items for which Japan should quickly reduce reliance on supplies from Russia. 



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