IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Specialty Chemicals :: Electronic chemicals

Report: China raises rare earth production quotas

3:07 PM MDT | June 13, 2014 | Vincent Valk

China's mining authorities have increased the production quota of rare earth metals for 2014 to 105,000 m.t., about 12% higher than 2013's quota, reports say. The prior quota of 93,800 m.t had remained unchanged since 2011. China still accounts for the vast majority of the world's rare earths production, despite efforts to establish new mines in the US and Australia. China also announced plans to crack down on illegal rare earths recycling, reports add. The country's ministry of industry has asked local governments to regulate the sector. China exported 12,544...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa