25 Jun Will Beijing weaponise its rare earth supply in the US-China trade war?
Rare earths are essential to high-tech, renewable-energy, and defence-related technologies. Although China is responsible for 71 per cent of the world’s production, Brazil, Vietnam, Russia, India, Australia and America also have large reserves.
RARE EARTHS IN THE HOME
Rare earths are essential components for a wide range of everyday applications including, energy, electronics, smartphones, electric vehicles and wind turbines