Are finished goods in production also in scope for conflict minerals, or just the finished goods ready to enter the market?
The CFSI CMRT is designed to account for all purchased 3TG during the calendar year, which is the same mechanism used for reporting to the SEC. Under that context, it would not matter whether the material was used in that calendar year or not. It most instances it would also be administratively impossible to differentiated material used from the same stock in different years.
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