Inner Mongolia to increase rare earths exploration
Published: Wednesday, 09 July 2014
The programme to increase mineral exploration in Inner Mongolia and the long-term contract signed by exploration company Eastern Field with a manufacturing consortium show China’s commitment to consolidating its rare earths industry and addressing its internal problems.
Inner Mongolias government has announced that
exploitation of rare earth oxides (REO) will increase to 59,000
tonnes in 2014, up 19% compared with the same period in
This will consolidate its leadership position in rare earths
exploration and production. The region accounts for 56.7% of