Rare Earth Market News Directory

China REE Exports Spike Following WTO Ruling

China's rare earth exports shot up by over 31 percent last month. The spike comes after the WTO ruled last month that China's quotas and export duties on the resource went against WTO rules, according to the Economic Times.

Rare Earths Producers Still Beholden to Chinese Supply

In an article for Tradingfloor.com, Adam Courtenay suggests that the performance of rare earths producers such as Australia's Lynas Corp (ASX:LYC) and Molycorp (NYSE:MCP) is still tied to how much rare earths supply China releases into the market. However, the author saw things looking up overall for producers outside of China.

Postdoc Student Looking to Purify REEs More Efficiently

Phys.org reported that Dr. Nuwan De Silva, a postdoctoral research associate at the Critical Materials Institute, located at the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, is trying to come up with a way to purify rare earth elements (REEs) more efficiently.

China Unlikely to Up REE Export Quotas in 2014

China Daily reported that China's Ministry of Commerce has released this year's second round of rare earth export quotas. Though demand for the metals is on the rise, it looks like the ministry has no plan to raise quotas.