ACREI: Chinese rare earth industry consolidation still has a long way to go

By Albert Li
Published: Wednesday, 23 September 2015

China’s crackdown on illegal mining and consolidation of legally producing rare earth miners has many hurdles left to jump, according to the deputy general secretary of the ACREI.

Movements to consolidate China’s rare earth industry into six dominant producing companies still have a long way to go, delegates attending the Argus Rare Earths 2015 conference in Shanghai, China, heard last week.

While the "big six" Chinese producers, led by China Northern Rare Earth Hi-Tech Group Co. Ltd, have...

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