China lays down new plan to tackle illegal rare earths mining
Published: Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Through a coordinated action involving eight government institutions, Beijing is developing a six-month strategy to tackle the rare earths ‘black market’, showing its determination to address environmental problems caused by domestic producers and stabilising its domestic market.
Chinas Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
(MIIT) has announced a
new plan to tackle illegal mining in the
countrys domestic rare earths industry.
The six-month strategy will include a first self-check
action, followed by a rectification and approval period and is
set to end on...