Japanese rare earth imports remain disrupted – traders
Published: Wednesday, 17 November 2010
Importers report ongoing ‘ban’ on shipments despite Chinese government pledge
Exports of rare earths minerals from China to Japan remain on hold, despite the thawing of a diplomatic dispute between the two Asian economies, according to traders in the region.
Japan has struggled to import Chinese rare earths vital to its hi-tech industries since early September when the...