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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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NEWS

Northern Rare Earth (Group) is expected to see net profit fall in 2016

  China Northern Rare Earth (Group) High-tech Co, Ltd, the country’s largest rare earth miner and producer, expects its net profits to plunge in 2016 as demand sagged, prices faltered while production costs rose. Net profits may fall by up to 90% from a year earlier to 325.72m yuan in 2016. Earnings per share would be […]

Rare Earth Prices(Weekly Updates 2)- Assn of China Rare Earth Industry https://www.ac-rei.org.cn/portal.php

Type Products Purity Prices (Rmb/Tonne) Lanthanum La Oxide ≥99% 13000-14000 La Oxide ≥99.999% 38000-40000 Cerium Ce Carbonate 45-50%CeO2/TREO 100% 11000-12000 Ce Oxide ≥99% 9500-11000 Ce Oxide ≥99.999% 35000-37000 Ce Metal ≥99% 37000-39000 Praseodymium Pr Oxide ≥99% 320000-325000 Neodymium Nd Oxide ≥99% 258000-260000 Nd Metal ≥99% 335000-340000 Samarium Sm Oxide ≥99.9% 11000-13000 Sm Metal ≥99% 100000-110000 […]

The world’s first rare earth sulphide colouring agent tunnel kiln production line built in China

The world’s first rare earth sulphide colouring agent tunnel kiln production line has been built in Baotou Rare Earth Research & Development Centre. The first products have come off the assembly line. It marks another breakthrough in the high added value downstream application area of rare earth in China.   Rare earth sulphide colouring agent is widely […]

Rare Earth Market Outlook: Supply, Demand, and Pricing from 2016 through 2025 from Adamas Intelligence

Since the rare earth price spike of mid-2011, the market has endured a wealth of demand destruction. Over the past five years a significant amount of TREO demand, upwards of 30,000 tonnes per annum, has been lost on account of end-users’ growing concerns over supply security, and a comparably significant amount of TREO demand, upwards […]

China Tightening Requirements For Plug-in Subsidies Increases technical requirements

China will impose stricter standards for new-energy vehicle manufacturers and cut the subsidies for pure electric cars in a move aimed at weeding out companies that lack the ability to provide quality products. The government has raised the technology threshold for makers of new-energy vehicles-comprising electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell cars-by setting standards on […]

China to become net importer of some rare earths

China produces more than 85% of the global supply of rare earths and the country is also the largest consumer. After hitting the stratosphere in 2011 prices have been decimated. And a surge in exports from China since a ruling by the WTO deemed the country’s export quotas illegal and particularly after the lifting of […]

Rare Earth Prices(Weekly Updates 1) – Assn of China Rare Earth Industry https://www.ac-rei.org.cn/portal.php

Type Products Purity Prices (Rmb/Tonne) Lanthanum La Oxide ≥99% 13000-14000 La Oxide ≥99.999% 38000-40000 Cerium Ce Carbonate 45-50%CeO2/TREO 100% 11000-12000 Ce Oxide ≥99% 9500-11000 Ce Oxide ≥99.999% 35000-37000 Ce Metal ≥99% 37000-39000 Praseodymium Pr Oxide ≥99% 320000-325000 Neodymium Nd Oxide ≥99% 258000-260000 Nd Metal ≥99% 335000-340000 Samarium Sm Oxide ≥99.9% 11000-13000 Sm Metal ≥99% 100000-110000 […]

Crackdown on illegal mining in Guangdong Province

The No.4 Central Environmental Protection Inspection Team stationed in Guangdong Province launched an environmental inspection a couple of days ago. The inspection followed approval of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council. The inspection team held a mobilisation meeting in Guangzhou, the capital city of Guangdong Province in southern China on November 28. By December […]

Commerce in fund raising to finance pilot plant

Canada’s Commerce Resources Corp intends to conduct a private placement at a price of $0.05 per unit for total aggregate proceeds of up to $2,500,000. The net proceeds will be used to complete the company’s pilot plant, the production of representative samples of rare earth element concentrates, and fluorite concentrate for delivery to interested parties, and […]

Chinese rare earths market update: export volume increases with decreased price

Export volume of China’s rare earth was 3987 tons in November 2016, increasing by 23% over the same period of last year and up by 16.2% on last month. The average export price was US$7.8/kg, a decrease of 18.9% compared with the same period last year and an increase of 25.6% over last month. China’s […]

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