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  • The Geopolitics of Rare Earth Elements

    Apr 08, 2019 · Indeed, after controlling the world supply of rare earth elements for the better part of three decades, China has now become the world's largest importer as well. In 2018, China exported 53,000 metric tons of rare earth elements and imported 41,400 metric tons.

  • Rare earth minerals: What you need to know - CNN

    May 30, 2019 · Rare earths stocks surged after China signaled it could ban exports of the vital material to the United States. Rare earths stocks surged after China signaled it could ban exports of the vital ...

  • The U.S.'s only rare-earth mine files for bankruptcy ...

    The U.S.'s only rare-earth mine files for bankruptcy ... In 2010, China artificially raised the price of rare-earth elements by restricting exports. The result was an increase in supply: as ...

  • Boom in Mining Rare Earths Poses Mounting Toxic Risks ...

    Jan 28, 2013 · Boom in Mining Rare Earths Poses Mounting Toxic Risks. The mining of rare earth metals, used in everything from smart phones to wind turbines, has long been dominated by China. But as mining of these key elements spreads to countries like Malaysia and Brazil, scientists warn of the dangers of the toxic and radioactive waste generated by the mines and processing plants.

  • 10 Top Countries for Rare Earth Metal Production | INN

    Little information is available about the country's rare earth mineral deposits and mining projects, but the nation does have a close relationship with China — in 2018, Myanmar provided 50 ...

  • REE - Rare Earth Elements - Metals, Minerals, Mining, Uses