Heavy rare earth prices take off

By Mark Watts
Published: Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Eu and Dy prices surge three-fold in June as China continued its clampdown on mining operations in the southern provinces. End users take measures to counter cost impact

 
 


Heavy rare earth prices soared to new highs in June as China continued its clampdown on mining operations in the southern provinces.

Export prices for europium and dysprosium oxides more than tripled in three weeks and market sources expect further increases in the third quarter.

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