Myanmar unrest yet to disrupt Chinese rare earth supplies
Published: Monday, 29 March 2021
Market sources in China’s rare-earth sector have reported that there have been continued shipments of material from Myanmar, with no disruptions resulting from the recent military coup in the country and the subsequent waves of mass protests.
On February 1, the military of Mynmar took power in a coup,
which displaced the elected administration and has sparked
continuing protests and political violence.
This situation has raised fears for the supplies of rare
earth ore to China, specifically the ionic clay that is used to
produce heavy rare...