Greenland’s minerals to consolidate China’s rare earth dominance?

Per Kalvig, Hans Lucht

Research output: Working paper or Internet publicationInternet publicationCommunication


Rare earth elements (REEs) are vital for communications, the green energy transition and defense, but are produced almost exclusively in China. As the projected REE mines in southern Greenland inch closer to realization, Denmark and its EU partners remain sidelined from future supply chains for raw materials.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherDanish Institute for International Studies, DIIS
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 25 Feb 2021

Publication series

SeriesDIIS Policy Brief


  • MiMa
  • Forsyningssikkerhed
  • Kritiske råstoffer
  • CRM

Programme Area

  • Programme Area 4: Mineral Resources


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