Japan enters rare earths deal with India to lock in supply

By Jack Elliott
Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2012

Countries to collaborate to supply around 14% of Japan’s rare earths needs

India and Japan have entered an agreement to jointly develop rare earths, according to local press reports.

Japan-based newspaper The Daily Yomiuri said that the collaboration will supply Japan with approximately 14% of its rare earths needs.

The move is a step in Japan’s strategy to wean...

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