Europe opens markets to Vietnamese industrial minerals
Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2016
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By Keith Nuthall
Details have been released explaining how the EU will open
up its markets to rare earths and other minerals from Vietnam
under a trade deal struck in August 2015, despite concerns the
country is a conduit for smuggled raw materials from southern
The agreement, which...