China plans fresh inspections of rare earth companies
Published: Wednesday, 04 September 2013
Market observers say industry is yet to see evidence of reported crackdowns
The Chinese government
is to inspect nearly 1,600
rare earth miners, smelters and traders as part of a
nationwide clampdown on illegalmineral
production, Chinas Economic Information
Daily has reported.
Citing an unnamed government official as its source, the
paper said that a total of 1,594 companies...