China to curb illegal rare earths mining with invoice system

By Jack Elliott
Published: Friday, 01 June 2012

South Asian country introduces tax to tackle “rampant illegal mining”

China will introduce a specialised value-added tax invoice system for rare earths producers today, in a bid to curb the excessive illegal mining and production of rare earths.

According to China’s Ministry of Information Industry (MII), the new system represents an important regulatory...

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