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Reports: China sets rare earths export quota for the second half of 2013
7:18 AM MDT | July 2, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez
China has set its rare earth export quota for the second half of 2013 at 15,500 m.t., including 13,821 m.t.of light rare earth metals and 1,679 m.t for heavy rare earth metals, according to a report from Chinese news agency Xinhua quoting a statement from the Ministry of Commerce (Beijing). Light rare earths, include include lanthanum, cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, and samarium; heavy rare earths are less common and therefore more valuable. They include europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutetium. The quota for...
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