China’s rare earth exports 2001-2011: A decade of dominance

By Albert Li IM analyst, Shanghai, Laura Syrett
Published: Tuesday, 21 August 2012

China’s analyses 10 years of industry export figures and prices

During the past 15 years, China has supplied more than 80% of the world’s rare earths as concentrates, intermediate products and chemicals.

In 2011, China produced over 95% of the world’s total rare earth supply.

It achieved this dominance partly through a combination of rapid increases...

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