World Mineral Trends and U.S. Supply Problems

World Mineral Trends and U.S. Supply Problems

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Even though the United States relies heavily on imports for many non-fuel minerals, mineral supply has played only a small role in foreign policy since World War II. Originally published in 1980, this report investigates seven major non-fuel minerals in relation to long-term potential supply and price problems and any short-term issues that may arise to put concerns about supply in perspective for policy-makers. This title will be of interest to students of Environmental Studies and professionals.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 574 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 1,070g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 113896073X
  • 9781138960732

Table of contents

Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Part One: World Consumption; 1. Historical Patterns; 2. Projected Patterns; Part Two: Trade and Supply Patterns; 3. International Trade 4. Sources of U.S. Supply 5. Future Supply Potential; Part Three: Prices; 6. Historical Price Patterns 7. Projected Prices; Part Four: Problems; 8. Long-Term Supply or Price Problems 9. Short-Term Contingenciesshow more