Rare Earth Elements
Rare earth industry in China - Wikipedia
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Major reserves in the world exist in China, California, India, Brazil, Australia, South Africa, and Malaysia. However, China accounts for over 95 percent of the world's production of rare earths. Therefore, having control of these elements puts China at a powerful position.
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Jun 27, 2019 - FILE PHOTO: Samples of rare earth minerals from left: Cerium oxide, ... China supplied 80% of the rare earths imported by the United States ...
Apr 7, 2020 - One of the biggest recent challenges in that regard has been China's dominance in mining and processing critical rare earth minerals.