Chasing the rare earth dragon

CHINA has stitched up control of more than 95% of the rare earth supply across the globe, sparking fears the supplies for non-Chinese manufacturers will someday be restricted. But are the concerns justified? Nick Evans reports.

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Control of rare earth production is becoming one of the looming issues for the global resource industry and high-tech manufacturers.