Japan inks REE deal with India; Chinese industry struggles

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 19 November 2012

Supply diversity in rare earths likely to puncture effect of China mine closures

Japan has signed an agreement to import 4,100 tonnes of rare earths a year from India from 2013, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said in a briefing on Friday.

The two countries had intended to finalise the deal during a visit to Japan by the Indian...

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