WTO rules against Chinese rare earth export restrictions

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Decision could devastate light rare earths market; China likely to appeal

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has judged that China’s export restrictions on rare earths are incompatible with its international trading rules, sources from nations involved in the dispute have revealed to the Financial Times.

The ruling from the WTO dispute panel, which is not expected to be formally...

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