Rare Earth Market News Directory

Peruvian Discovery Site May Hold a Pool of Rare Earths

Mining.com reported that studies carried out by U.S.-based rare earth explorer RioSol and its Peruvian mining arm Compañía Minera Rio Sol have revealed that rare earth element and poly-metallic claim discovery in Peru have confirmed the presence of the elements at the site.

May Could Bring Stronger Rare Earth Prices

Writing for Seeking Alpha, Michael Roat suggested that May could be a good month for rare earth prices, as he expects companies and traders to begin restocking rare earths soon. He also suggested that many buyers could be "staying on the sidelines" as they wait to see the true effect of the WTO ruling against China's rare earth export quotas.

Increasing Doubts about North Korea’s Huge Rare Earths Deposit

Australian Mining reported that a supposedly massive rare earths deposit discovered in North Korea in 2013 is being doubted. The deposit was discovered by a joint venture between SRE Minerals and state owned Korea Natural Resources Trading Company, with early reports stating that had the potential to hold reserves 6 times as large as those in China.

US Rare Earths Consumption Up in 2014

Mining Weekly reported that the US Geological Survey (USGS) has revealed that lower rare earths prices and increased availability of rare earths compounds led to increased US consumption in 2014.

Rare Earth ETF Dips on Potentially Rising Supply

ETF Trends reported that the Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Minerals ETF (NYSEARCA:REMX) fell 1.7 percent on Monday, likely due to a possibility of rising supply from China following the country's decision to abolish its rare earth export quotas.