As China hinted it might draw rare earths into the US-China trade war, Benchmark spoke to Ryan Castilloux, Managing Director, Adamas Intelligence, about recent developments
China’s dominance of the rare earths industry is impressive even when compared with other battery materials.
The US-China trade war has not gone away and this quarter saw rare earths brought back to the attention of the mainstream press. Following Xi Jinping’s visit to a magnet factory in May, which was viewed as a hint that it might use its control of rare earths as a pawn in the trade war . . .