Articles Tagged "india"

China’s Weakening Hold on the Global Rare Earths Market

Rare Earth – China was once responsible for over 90 percent of global rare earths production, allowing it to restrict exports and manipulate prices. However, following a WTO ruling against that practice earlier this year and moves to crack down on illegal mining, China's share of global rare earths production could be dropping.

Indian Coal Imports to Rise by US$3 Billion

Coal – In the wake of massive coal license cancellations in India, CoalGuru reported that India's import bill for coal will increase by INR 18,000 crore, or about US$3 billion. Domestic coal supplies will also take a hit, as will the confidence of investors in the Indian economy.