It is vital to produce strategic goods and materials in EU - MP Terauda

Published date20 May 2022
Publication titleLETA

RIGA, May 20 (LETA) - It is vital that strategic goods and materials were produced in the European Union (EU), the Saeima press office quoted Vita Anda Terauda, chairperson of the Saeima European Affairs Committee, as saying.

"Now that the usual supply chains are being disrupted or broken because of the war, it is vital to develop the ability to produce strategic goods like microchips and essential materials here in the EU," Terauda said after a meeting of the parliamentary committee on Friday.

Members of the European Affairs Committee noted at the meeting that shortages of metal products and fertilizers represent the biggest issues to Latvian producers who are forced to look for alternative suppliers. It is no less important to find new supply routes and suppliers of chemicals for wood processing and...

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