Chinese rare earths exports down as prices remain weak

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 01 October 2012

Exports fall by one third; effective pricing mechanism still missing

  Rare earths exports from China plunged 31.7% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 25,792 tonnes for the first eight months of 2012, China Knowledge has reported.

According to figures from China Customs, the export value of China’s rare earth materials also fell by 21% to $2.7bn during the period from...

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