Rare earths prices sink lower on weak demand from magnets and phosphors

By Laura Syrett
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014

Chinese holiday and domestic oversupply pull market down in early October

Rare earths prices have moved down in recent weeks after soft demand from key magnet and phosphor making industries put an end to a period of relative price stability over the summer.

Supply gluts in China are also weighing on prices, particularly those for neodymium, as consumption...

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