China announces further plans to tackle illegal rare earths mining
Published: Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Although local and central governments have introduced measures previously to combat illegal rare earth extraction, the problem still persists in China and is preventing a price recovery.
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information
Technology has announced plans to take action against illegal
rare earth mining from December 2016 to April 2017 throughout
The ministry announced a list of companies that will be
inspected, most of which are located in Jiangxi, Inner Mongolia
and Jiangsu provinces.