Rare earths: Year in Review 2016

By Albert Li
Published: Wednesday, 28 December 2016

A roundup of the year’s main events in the global rare earth industry.

The last 12 months have seen further regulation of China’s rare earths industry as the country’s government continued its struggle to bring this unruly sector under control.

The number of active non-Chinese rare earths exploration companies dwindled further as investor confidence all but disappeared and the only producers...

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