FOCUS: Japan takes action to avert rare earth supply crisis
Published: Thursday, 18 November 2010
Supplies from China remain disrupted as Japan outlines search for alternative sources
Over the last decade the worlds biggest importer of
rare earths, Japan, has been looking at ways to decrease its
reliance on China as a steady source of supply.
This issue may have been a long way down the national agenda
during the earlier part of the decade, when rare...