Japan rare earths market uncertain following earthquake

By IM prices reporter
Published: Thursday, 17 March 2011

Long term impact of disruption to country’s rare earth consumption is unclear

Uncertainty surrounds the state of Japan’s rare earth market following last week’s devastating magnitude 9 earthquake and tsunami together with growing unease over the unfolding nuclear crisis.


Over the past week, the country’s industrial sector has been widely disrupted with many factories operating on limited...

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