China allocates second batch of rare earth export quotas

By Albert Li IM analyst, Shanghai, Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 22 August 2012

First rise since 2005 may have little impact on actual shipment volumes

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) today released a second round of rare earth export quotas totalling 9,770 tonnes, according to MOFCOM’s website.

Added to the first quota of 22,195 tonnes released earlier this year, the new allocation takes the total quota for 2012 to 31,965...

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