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India has a growing demand for critical minerals that Australia holds in abundance such as lithium, coal, iron ore, copper, nickel, potash and phosphate. India could secure supply of resources or enter into agreements, equity participation, or joint ventures with companies engaged in exploration and mining of critical minerals.

Critical Minerals National Industry Group Conveners

David Morfesi

David Morfesi

Director, International Trade Group, MinterEllison
Mohan Yellishetty

Mohan Yellishetty

PhD, MAusIMM CP (Min), Associate Professor, Resources Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University

A Response to Questions Raised in the Critical Minerals Strategy 2023 Discussion Paper

On 25th January 2023, a workshop was convened by the Critical Minerals Consortium (Monash University), MinterEllison and the Australia India Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the workshop was to formulate a response to the federal government’s request for input into its Critical Minerals Strategy. In attendance, were over 60 representatives of industry, government, and research. The workshop considered four of the questions posed in the federal government’s Critical Minerals Strategy discussion paper, and the results of the discussions have been captured in the form of key focus areas and insights. This report summarizes the outcomes for each question considered in the workshop.

Prepared by Monash University | MinterEllison | Australia India Chamber of Commerce

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Supply Chains for Critical Minerals – Workshop Series Report

Critical minerals are in demand as countries transition to renewables. But with only one supply chain, the future supply of critical minerals could be at risk. Findings from a recent workshop series shed light on what the regional solution may look like.

Report by David Morfesi & Simon Scott

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