Brexit talks may be rolling on, but the UK is still part of the EU for now. As such, London Mining Network has signed up to this new fact-sheet ‘We make the rules! How the EU intervenes in the fiscal policy of resource rich countries’, written by Powershift in Germany.
The fact-sheet reviews how Europe’s need for a secure supply of raw materials – still often imported from former colonial countries – lead to policies such as export taxes, free trade agreements and export restrictions that effectively restrict the sovereignty of those mineral exporting countries.
The document can be downloaded here.