China caps 2013 rare earth production at 93,800 tonnes

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 06 September 2013

Full-year quota doubles first-half limit although closures could reduce output

China has set a ceiling of 98,300 tonnes on rare earthsproduction for 2013, the country’s Ministry of Land and Resources said Friday.

The full-year production quota doubles the industry’s output limit for the first six months of the year, and comprises 75,900 tonnes light rare earths...

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