Clean energy transition: how can we meet the metals demand?

The clean energy transition is expected to significantly increase demand for metals. Image: UNSPLASH/Markus Spiske

Nico Valckx

Economista Principal, Departamento de Mercados Monetarios y de Capital del FMI

Martin Stuermer

Economist, Commodities Unit of the IMF's Research Department

Dulani Seneviratne

Financial sector expert, IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Deputy Division Chief and Mission Chief, in the Middle East and Central Asia Department (MCD) at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)and for Mission Chief for Kuwait and Oman


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A look at 'how far current metals production is stretched and whether existing reserves can provide for the energy transition,' Image: IMF

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