Price Briefing: Week 9 – rare earth price surge continues

By Mark Watts
Published: Thursday, 03 March 2011

Cerium oxide rises 10-fold year on year, while potash and graphite prices firm

The unprecedented surge in rare earth prices has continued into March after the Chinese government announced it would centralise control of mining in the southern province of Jiangxi to prevent illegal mining.

To put these rare earth price hikes into perspective one only has to look at the market for...

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