Coronavirus slows China rare earth sector
Extended workforce, logistics snags could affect REE exports Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – February 19, 2020
Last updated 7/2/2022 at 9:13am
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...