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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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2018 Second batch total production control quota of rare earth has been distributed to the Big Six Rare Earth groups-MIIT

The Second batch quota for REE smelting and separation has been announced by the Ministry of Industry & Information Technology (MIIT) on 27 August, which is 45,000 tonnes for Smelting separation products and 46,500 for the ore products. Together with the first batch quota,  the 2018 national total rare earth mining and smelting and separation […]

Ruidow: Rare Earth Market Weekly Report August 29 2018

The rare earth market has improved this week . With the increasing downstream demand in September, coupled with the downstream stocking support at the end of the month, oxide and metal manufacturers generally raised their prices. Downstream buyers gradually accepted the small increase in raw materials price. The transaction picked up again. Up to August […]

BAIINFO Rare Earth Weekly- Aug 23, 2018

Industry Review Ø  Review & Analysis This week, rare earth trading market turned to active, with more downstream inquiries. Offers increased. After keeping stable for two months, rare earth prices started to go up. Upstream market was affected by tight supply of rare earth, so rare earth prices is difficult to move down. At present, […]

Industry Front: China permanent magnets exports to Japan decreased in the first half of 2018

According to the China customs statistics, the number of exported permanent magnets from China to Japan is on a downward trend with import volume falling by 6.9% from January to June 2018.   For the export trend of rare earth permanent magnets from China to Japan from 2013 to 2018 (January-June) I

BAIINFO Rare Earth Weekly-Aug 16, 2018

Industry Review Review & Analysis This week, rare earth prices remained unchanged. Upstream suppliers were at wait-and see mode, while downstream demands was weak with flat transactions. Mainstream products offers kept stable and big plants’ offers remained firm. Actual trading prices tended to go down. NdPr prices had no changes, while dysprosium prices edged up […]

Commerce Resources Corp. Provides Update on the Metallurgical Test Program at Université Laval for the Ashram Rare Earth Deposit

Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H) (the “Company” or “Commerce”) is pleased to provide an update on the metallurgical test program for the Ashram Rare Earth Deposit that is being completed under the direction of the Université Laval (“Laval”). The test program uses an alternative flowsheet approach with the purpose of validating a software model […]

Northern Rare Earth Group-rare earth products prices for August

The Northern Rare Earth Group  has released the price of rare earth products for August. Compared with the listed price on July, the price of  lanthanum and cerium dropped by 6.5%  while the price of neodymium metals and neodymium oxide increased both by 0.6%, praseodymium neodymium products remained unchanged. Products Prices(Yuan/Tonne) Product Index lanthanum oxide […]

BAIINFO Rare Earth Weekly 2018-08-09

Industry Review Review & Analysis This week, rare earth prices edged down, mainly reflecting at praseodymium, neodymium, dysprosium and terbium prices. Operation rate at upstream market was sufficient and demand at downstream market was weak, which caused supply exceeding demand. Supply was impacted by early environmental inspections, being reduced, but it supported the present prices. […]

Ucore Applauds Signing of National Defense Authorization Act Prohibiting Purchase of Chinese Rare Earth Magnets

August 14, 2018 – HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Ucore Rare Metals, Inc. (TSXV:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) (“Ucore” or the “Company”) is pleased to comment on the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which was yesterday signed into law by the President of the United States. The new legislation prohibits the U.S. Department […]

China Southern Rare Earth Group releases rare earth products prices for August

The Southern Rare Earth Group announced the listed price on 6 August. The price of Europium oxide is 350,000 yuan/tonne, which is 50,000 yuan lower than last time. Other oxide prices remain unchanged. Products Product Index 6 August 30 July Percentage Samarium oxide REO≥99.5% 12,000 12,000 0 Europium oxide REO≥99.99% 350,000 350,000 -5% Gadolinium oxide […]