Widespread smuggling of rare earth materials and rapidly increasing domestic demands are key factors in China’s recent moves to drastically reduce exports of the sought after elements.
Smuggling key factor in China’s rare earth actions – Chemistry World, 29 October 2010
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Akshat Rathi is a senior reporter for Bloomberg News. He has previously worked at Quartz, The Economist and The Conversation. His writing has appeared in Nature, The Guardian and The Hindu. He has a PhD in chemistry from Oxford University and a BTech in chemical engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai.
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