Cerium oxide supply under strain prior to export quota release

By IM prices reporter
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Demand drops off due to high prices as consumers look to alternatives

Supply of rare earth cerium oxide has come under more strain in recent weeks in anticipation of further reductions in export quotas for H2 2011, according to industry participants.

A market source told IM: “Supply has become more restricted as many traders are holding off trading until the new [Chinese]...

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