Discovery Investing(Editorial) reports on investing in critical metals in the US.
The editorial is quoted as saying:
The NRC produced an in-depth report on minerals critical to the U.S. economy: “… most critical minerals are both essential in use (difficult
to substitute for) and prone to supply restrictions.”
The NRC report is based on 6 availability criteria used to rank minerals for criticality (geological, technical, environmental and social, political,
REEs were classified “critical,” assessed at a high supply risk and the possibility of severe impacts if supplies were restricted.