Rare Earth Conference: Japan looks for new RE supply
Published: Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Japanese RE substitution underway; government funds alternate supply
Japan has begun to search in earnest for an alternative to
Chinese rare earths supply, Nick Kotaki, managing director of
Material Trading Co. of Japan told the Metal Events rare earth
conference in Hong Kong today.
During recent territorial disputes, China ceased its supply
of rare earths to Japan, which...