Netherlands needs up to 33 million tonnes of metal4 July 2022 – EU member Netherlands will need up to 33 million tonnes of raw materials – especially steel, aluminium and nickel – in the coming years to achieve the Green Energy Transformation. A study from 2020 and a recent white paper from 2022 lead to the conclusion: without imports of metal it will not work in the next 20 years. And the nickel market is looking for a new pricing mechanism. Source