China announces rare earths policies in white paper

By Albert Li IM analyst, Shanghai, Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 22 June 2012

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On 20 June, China’s Information Office of the State Council announced the publication of its white paper, entitled ‘Situation and policies of China's rare earth industry.’

The 9,000-word document contained detailed information on the current situation of China’s rare earths industry, together with development targets, plans...

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