Low demand may stunt Chinese rare earth price recovery

By Albert Li IM analyst, Shanghai, Laura Syrett
Published: Thursday, 02 August 2012

Price bounce at end of Q1 was not sustained in Q2; second half revival unlikely

The rebound in Chinese rare earth prices seen at the end of the first quarter of 2012 failed to continue into the second quarter owing to falling demand, according to China’s Finance Eastmoney.

Following a brief rise in March, prices turned downward from April through to June. Low...

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