China SRB stockpiling rumours resurface as rare earths prices stall

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 09 April 2014

Industry observers warn that new project viability is at risk as market fails to recover

Rumours that China’s State Reserve Bureau (SRB) has signed agreements with a number of the country’s rare earths producers to contribute supplies to a national stockpile has stoked market interest but failed to raise prices.

Local media reports have suggested that rare earth...

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