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China Rare Earth Minerals

Getting Rare Earth Ready

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Chris Weigant

China produces over 95 percent of the world's rare earth minerals. And they're showing more and more reluctance to sell any of it on the world market. But most of the news reports on this growing trade war don't mention a crucial fact: this monopoly may not be around for very much longer.

Paper Says China Has Legal, Moral Right To Curb 'Rare Earth'

Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is well within its rights, legally and morally, to limit rare earth exports, argued an article in Chinese state media on Thu...