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Analysts: Chinese Threat to Cut Off Rare Earths May Be a Paper Tiger

Workers transport soil containing rare earth elements near Lianyungang, China. (Reuters) 

By    |   Friday, 07 June 2019 02:15 PM

China’s supposed ace-in-the-hole in its trade war with the US — its threat to cut off supplies of the rare-earth metals used in high-tech products laptops, smart phones, and advanced weaponry — may not be the trump card its leaders were hoping for.

In part, that's because rare-earth metals really aren’t that rare. In fact, the U.S. Geological Survey describes them as “moderately abundant.”

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China's ace-in-the-hole in its trade war with the US -- its threat to cut off supplies of rare-earth metals used in high-tech products laptops, smart phones, and weaponry -- may not be the trump card its leaders were hoping for.In part, that's because rare earth metals...
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