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The amount of Domestic material consumption (DMC) that measures the total amount of metal ores and industrial minerals used by an economy. It is defined as the annual quantity of metal ores and industrial minerals extracted from the domestic territory, plus all physical imports and minus all physical exports. It includes intermediate and final consumption until released to the environment.

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Physical trade balance (wild catch and harvest) Material imports (Metal ores) per capita Domestic material input (non-metallic minerals - construction dominant) Domestic material consumption (non-metallic minerals - industrial or agricultural dominant)

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