EU could have WTO case against China rare earth policy – report

By Mark Watts
Published: Friday, 04 March 2011

Confidential WTO findings question legality of Chinese export measures

Confidential World Trade Organisation (WTO) findings has reportedly questioned the legality of China’s restrictions on rare earth exports, opening the possibility of a challenge by the European Union.

The European Commission started assessing the legality of China curbing exports of rare earths last year. The strategy has caused surging prices and...

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