Published: 17 Feb 2017
Could a price increase by the world’s biggest rare earths producer herald brighter days ahead for an industry that has been struggling with low prices?
Published: 10 Feb 2017
Export restriction policies by producer countries are not the way forward for African nations to benefit from the resources they host.
Published: 27 Jan 2017
China has announced a series of policies to encourage foreign investment together with additional plans for supply reform and capacity cuts to continue driving the GDP growth seen in 2016.
Published: 26 Jan 2017
Several Chinese provinces have announced a series of inspections to take place until April in order to crack down on illegal mining. Operations will be closely monitored to assess source material, selling prices and output.
Published: 20 Jan 2017
Falling prices spur higher silicon carbide, alumina refractory brick imports; magnesite imports stay soft; PMI still below 50 but climbing.
Published: 13 Jan 2017
After a decline in the third quarter of 2016, metspar exports from China for November once again recouped volumes and values, while acidspar export volumes between October and November saw a steep decline.