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By Shane Lasley
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Coronavirus slows China rare earth sector

Extended workforce, logistics snags could affect REE exports

 

Last updated 2/25/2020 at 7:19pm

Rare earth element on barges in China coronavirus could affect REE explorts

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Barges loaded with rare earths at a port in China. Managers inside China say extended coronavirus interruptions to REE production could affect exports of these high-tech elements.

Many in the United States, from President Donald Trump to sector analysts, have been raising the alarms about America's heavy dependence on China for rare earth elements and other critical minerals and metals. Most of this talk has centered on the geopolitical risks associated with depending on an economic and strategic rival for more than 80 percent of these 17 metals vital to a wide array of...



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