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DRC cobalt will become 'strategic'

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will soon declare cobalt and other minerals as “strategic” resulting in miners having to pay even higher royalties.

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Strategic move: The DRC produced 69% of the world's cobalt in 2017

Roskill said in a summary of its global cobalt industry, markets and outlook 2018 report Tuesday that mining minister Martin Kabwelulu had suggested when he addressed a conference in Kolwezi last week