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Bloomberg – Page: Online : 6-Jun-19
The US-China trade war may escalate after China’s National Development & Reform Commission signalled that it will look at imposing export controls on rare earths. The US Commerce Department has responded by releasing a report which outlines a range of options to ensure continued supply of rare earths minerals, which are used in many consumer goods. China accounts for more than 70 per cent of global production of rare earths.
CHINA. NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM COMMISSION, UNITED STATES. DEPT OF COMMERCE, CITIGROUP INCORPORATED, MP MATERIALS, LYNAS CORPORATION LIMITED – ASX LYC, CHINA RARE EARTH HOLDINGS LIMITED, CHINA NORTHERN RARE EARTH GROUP HIGH-TECH COMPANY LIMITED, JL MAG RARE-EARTH COMPANY LIMITED