In a decision that's been two years in the making, the World Trade Organization yesterday announced that China's export restrictions on rare earth elements, molybdenum and tungsten violate global trade rules.
Articles Tagged "export quotas"
Rare Earth – But experts say a gradual increase in demand by major consuming nations like Japan could give prices a lift.
Tungsten – A brief overview of tungsten price developments, supply and demand and significant market movers.
Rare Earth – Reuters reported that China has increased its rare earth element (REE) export quotas, allowing 24 companies to export a further 9,770 tonnes of REEs. That brings the year's total to 30,966 tonnes, a three-year high.
Rare Earth – One of the world's most renowned industry experts believes that the REE market bubble has burst and that a misinformed investor community is finally bringing market valuations back down to earth.
Rare Earth – The rare earth sector has once again been left second-guessing China; the REE powerhouse has gone against previous indications and increased its export quota.
Rare Earth – Automobile manufacturer Honda has developed what is being hailed as the world's first mass-production rare earth recycling process.
Rare Earth – In light of China's limitation on rare earth exports, companies such as Toyota are doing everything within their power to decrease their reliance on rare earth elements.