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Welcome to Metal Event’s Rare Earths Community – here you will find news and information about the rare earths markets, including pricing data from China, company information and analysis of this important industrial sector.

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Industry Front: A brief analysis of China’s rare earth export trends in the first two months in recent 4 Years.

Industry Front, WeChat Public Platform(Mar 2,2017): China customs statistics analysis showed that exports in January-February 2017 were 7,865 tonnes, an increase of more than 9% year-on-year. China’s rare earth exports in January-February 2016 were 7206 tonnes, up by 105.4% year on year. From January- February in recent four years(2014-2017) ,the export volume of rare earth […]

Ruidow Rare Earth China Market Weekly Review 27 February-3 March, 2017

The rare earths market price is rising this week. Rare earths operations indicate that rare earth oxides are in tight supply and it is difficult to buy spot material from separation plants. The fact that some of the separation plants in some areas haven’t started running since the Chinese New Year has had a significant […]

Mkango completes early states at Songwe Hill

Mkango has completed the preparatory work at the Songwe Hill Rare Earths Project, following the collaboration agreement signed with Noble Resources International and £450,000 placing in December 2016. Processing test work is now to commence in South Africa focused on improving the flotation and hydrometallurgical portions of the flow sheet for Songwe, thereby potentially lowering […]

Canada Rare Earth reports profit; moving on Laos refinery

Canada Rare Earth Corp has reported a profit for the three months ended December 31 2016. Tracy A. Moore, President and CEO of Canada Rare Earth, said the increasing emphasis that the company is placing on trading activities is generating positive financial results. Peter Shearing, COO of Canada Rare Earth, added: “During the December 31 […]

Industry Front: Demand and Price of rare earth materials is getting better

Industry Front, Wechat Public Platform(Mar 2,2017)-: The current data from China Customs shows that rare earths export are improving since the beginning of 2017. The export volumes increases steadily while the imports of permanent magnets containing rare earths has fallen Rare earth raw materials The export volumes and prices of rare earth raw materials in January […]

Ruidow Rare Earth China Market Weekly Review 20-24 February, 2017

The rare earths market is more stable this week, but with lower activity than last week. As some rare earth separation plants have only just re-opened after the spring festival, some products have still been in tight supply. The price of lanthanum oxide was RMB 13,000 – 14,000 / tonne, cerium oxide RMB 11,000 – […]

Baiinfo Rare Earth Weekly(February 2017)

Industry Review Review & Analysis Rare earth prices kept rise overall this week. Downstream traders accepted the high quotations gradually, then transactions turned more. Currently resources with lower prices were less. Traders were worried about price rising again, so most of them took part in the market. Market Forecast 1 The demand will turn more, […]

Norra Karr exploration licence reinstated

Leading Edge Materials Corp has had its  Norra Karr Exploration Licence reinstated by the Administrative Court of Appeal in Sundsvall, Sweden. This overturns a previous ruling by the Administrative Court in Falun . The Norra Karr EL was first granted to Tasman Metals AB (a subsidiary of Leading Edge Materials Corp.) in August 2009.  In August 2015, Tasman […]

Ruidow Rare Earth China Market Weekly Review 13-17 February, 2017

After the Festival of Lanterns, the transactions of rare earth increased. The main rare earth products saw price rises. The price of lanthanum oxide was RMB 13,000–14,000/tonne, cerium oxide RMB 11,000-12,000/tonne, up RMB 1,000/tonne for both products. The price of praseodymium neodymium continued to rise this week, and it will keep the upward trend. The […]

Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel International Trading Company has listed the rare earth product price in February 2017

Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel International Trading Company has listed the rare earth product price in February 2017 On February 10th, 2017, Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel International Trading Company has listed the rare earth product price in February 2017. Lanthanum oxide counts RMB 14,670 per tonne, up 1.6% compared to that of last month; cerium oxide […]