Articles Tagged "Russia"

Russia May Challenge China’s Rare Earth Dominance

Russia is home to the second largest deposits of rare earth elements in the world, yetthe nation produces almost no rare earth. Two Japanese companies are looking to deposits in Russia as a saving grace for new supply. Also former Soviet satellites have deposits of their own and Germany and other western companies are looking to cash in.

Analyzing Investment Risk in Kyrgyzstan

The Kyrgyz Republic is going through a transformation after months of civil unrest. Gold, and rare earth element mining are key economic assets of the developing nation. Understanding the political realities and assessing risk are essential to investing in companies operating in the region.