China cuts rare earths export quota for 2014

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 13 December 2013

Reduction attributed to falling prices; analysts say focus is on heavy minerals

China has published its first batch of rare earthsexport quotas for 2014, revealing a cut of almost 400 tonnes, or 2.5%, on this year's figure.

Licensed Chinese exporters, which include China Minmetals Corp. and Aluminium Corp. of China, will be allowed to export 15,110 tonnes of the...

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