EU Conflict Mineral Regulation (EU/2017/821)

The EU Conflict Mineral Regulation has been published in the Official Journal of the EU

  • 19th May 2017                      2017/L 130/1

“laying down supply chain due diligence obligations for Union importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores, and gold originating from conflict-affected and high-risk areas”

Annex I specifies the list of minerals and metals within the scope of the Regulation, and defines annual import volume thresholds of each of the minerals or metals concerned.

Note: The Regulation does not apply to Union importers of minerals or metals where their annual import volume of each of the minerals or metals concerned are below these volume thresholds.

The key obligations will apply from 1st January 2021