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Trade war could hit rare earths: Lynas chief

The Australian
16 July, 2018 by Glenda Korporaal
The global rare earth market could be disrupted by the US-China trade war, Lynas chief executive Amanda Lacaze warned yesterday.
 
Rare earths were included on the list of $US200 billion of ­exports from China that the Trump administration last week said would be hit by 25 per cent tariffs.
 
ASX-listed Lynas is the only significant producer of rare earths outside of China, with an esti­mated 12 per cent of world output last year.
 
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