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Nickel Institute

Nickel Institute is the global association of the world’s primary nickel producers who together account for the majority of annual nickel production.

Our mission is to promote and support the use of nickel in appropriate applications. NI grows and defends markets for new and existing nickel applications, including stainless steel, and promotes sound science, risk management, and socio-economic benefit as the basis for public policy and regulation.

Through our science division, NiPERA (www.nipera.org), we also undertake leading edge scientific research relevant to human health and the environment.

NI is the centre of excellence for information on nickel and nickel-containing products and has offices in Asia, Europe and North America.

For more information, please visit www.nickelinstitute.org

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• We work with other international metals associations and stainless steel development associations to develop and promote the safe use of nickel around the world;

• We pursue market development through a worldwide network of highly qualified specialists, offering free technical knowledge about nickel, its properties and uses to ensure optimum performance, safe handling and use;

• We actively initiate and fund scientific research programmes that examine the role of nickel in human health and the environment;

• We share our knowledge freely and we do not conduct commercial or trading operations of any kind;

• We do not present forecasts or comments on nickel markets, prices or supply/demand;

• We do promote the long term use of nickel to contribute to a sustainable future.