Rare Earth Market News Directory

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.

Tom Hayes’ REE Stock Picks

In a recent interview with The Mining Report, Tom Hayes of Edison Investment Research identified the three rare earth element (REE) companies he believes will achieve success.

New Chinese Subsidies Could Benefit Environmentally Friendly REE Producers

InvestorIntel recently reported that China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Ministry of Finance have together released a draft of a regulation that would "subsidize rare earth producers that develop advance technologies and run environmentally friendly operations.

China Keen to See Other REE Producers Get Up and Running

In a video interview with InvestorIntel, Gavin Lockyer, managing director of Arafura Resources Ltd. (ASX:ARU), talks about the highlights of this year's International Conference on Rare Earth Resources and Market, commenting that Chinese producers "certainly are keen to see other non-Chinese producers up and running."

Canadian REE Industry Needs Some Help: Report

A report from Canada's House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources emphasizes that the country's "position is unique with respect to REE development not only because of its rare earth reserves, but also because of the country’s stable environment and mining expertise," according to Mineweb.

Mexico to Fund REE Exploration

MINING.com reported that according to El Economista, Mexico's Ministry of Economy plans to start funding exploration projects aimed at locating deposits of rare earth elements (REEs).

Chinese Ministries Considering Higher Taxes for REE Producers

China Daily reported that according to an anonymous industry source, several ministries in China are mulling heavier taxes on rare earth elements (REE) producers. If such taxes are put in place, REE prices will likely rise.