BGR Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe

Raw Materials Report

Rohstoffsituationsbericht 2014

Bericht zur Rohstoffsituation in Deutschland 2014 (PDF, 15 MB)

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 2014, the value of domestically produced mineral and energy raw materials amounted to 13.5 billion €. The production included about 565 million tons of industrial minerals and aggregates, 188.2 million tons of lignite, hard coal and crude oil, 10.1 billion m³ of natural gas and associated gas, and 5.8 million m³ of peat. The value of imported mineral and energy raw materials was 123.1 billion €.





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