November 21, 2022
An Australia-Vietnam Partnership Could Erode China’s Monopoly on Rare Earths
By Nicholas Basan
Australian money and technical know-how could unlock Vietnam's potential as a major producer of the critical minerals.
September 17, 2022
Can the West Shake Its Dependence on China’s Rare Earths?
By Barbara Kelemen and Alexander Stonor
Reliance on China’s rare earth elements sector limits the ability of the United States to punish Beijing economically should it pursue a military action against Taiwan.
May 06, 2021
China’s Deep-Sea Motivation for Claiming Sovereignty Over the South China Sea
By Mark Crescenzi and Stephen Gent
At the bottom of the contested waters lies a supply of the rare earth minerals crucial to China’s tech ambitions.
May 30, 2019
Chinese Media Suggest Rare Earth Embargo on US Amid Trade War
By Paul Wiseman, Frank Bajak, and Yanan Wang
Chinese media warn that Beijing could strike back harder as the trade war continues.
August 29, 2017
Revisiting Rare Earths: The Ongoing Efforts to Challenge China’s Monopoly
By Mayuko Yatsu
Despite current cost-effectiveness, it is not sustainable for the United States to rely on Chinese rare earth elements.
April 29, 2014
China’s Rare Earths Advantage
By Saurav Jha
An adverse WTO ruling will do little to upset the dominance China enjoys in this critical sector.