BGR Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe

Raw Materials Report

Bericht zur Rohstoffsituation in Deutschland 2017 (PDF, 3 MB) [Raw Materials Report 2017]

For Germany as a leading industrial nation and hence one of the major consumers of raw materials the access to raw materials and the security of supply are essential.

In 2017, the value of domestically produced mineral and energy raw materials amounted to 12.3 billion €. The production included about 609 million tons of industrial minerals and aggregates, 177 million tons of lignite, hard coal and crude oil, 4,3 billion m³ of natural gas and associated gas, and 4.3 million m³ of peat. The value of imported mineral and energy raw materials was 162 billion €.





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