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This article examines the approach to quantifying critical materials taken by the European Commission (EC) in its 2010 and 2014 studies. It notes that these reports represent positive steps in enhancing understanding of, and providing centralised solutions to, raw material issues in a European context, and identifies the simplistic criticality matr...