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U.S. minerals supply and South Africa

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Mining and Natural Resources.

U.S. minerals supply and South Africa

issues and options : oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Mining and Natural Resources of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session ... hearing held in Washington, DC, December 10, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Mining and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • South Africa,
  • United States.,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Strategic materials -- United States.,
    • Strategic materials -- South Africa.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- Foreign relations -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I5362 1987d
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2148858M
      LC Control Number88601528

      Wherever Rio Tinto operates, it is strategically important that we have a secure, sustainable and internationally-competitive supply chain. Learn more about the world's largest mining operations company today with Rio Tinto. Supply of mineral commodities 26 Global distribution of supply 26 Main mineral deposits of Africa Appendix F: U.S. Mineral Materials Ranked by Net Import Reliance - x MINERALS AND AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT!e International Study Group Report on Africa’s Mineral Regimes.

      by The Republic of South Africa imported US$ billion worth of goods from around the globe in That dollar value reflects a % increase over the 5-year period starting in but a % decline from to Based on the average exchange rate for , the South African rand depreciated by % against the US dollar since and dropped by % from minerals in which he visited the major strategic mineral producing mines, smelters and export terminals. His doctoral dissertation was entitled "Resource Geopolitics: U.S. Dependence on South African Chromium" and he is co-author of the book, Geopolitics of Southern Africa: South Africa as Regional Superpower, published by Westview Press. iv.

      the role of nonfuel minerals in the u.s. economy (estimated values in ) NET EXPORTS OF MINERAL RAW MATERIALS GOLD, SODA ASH, ZINC CONCENTRATES, ETC. Exports: $ billion Imports: $ billion Net exports: $ billion DOMESTIC MINERAL RAW MATERIALS FROM MINING COPPER ORES, IRON ORE, SAND AND GRAVEL, STONE, ETC. Minerals, Critical Minerals, and the U.S. Economy Committee on Earth Resources, Committee on Critical Mineral Impacts of the U.S. Economy, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council Limited preview -


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