South Africa


  • Industry: Mining
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 2012/11/08

Quarterly commodity insights bulletin: Rare Earth Metal 

China plays a significant role in mining worldwide, especially in the production and supply of Rare earth elements (REEs).

It has been the major source of Rare Earth Elements over the past decade. Exports from China are expected to remain constant or even decrease in the next few years. The overall demand for REEs has been forecasted to increase at 7–9 percent through 2015. The use of REEs is constantly evolving. Find out what the latest stats say.


Also in this report:


  • Supply and demand review
  • Ownership changes
  • Regulatory updates


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Carel Smit
Head of Markets
Energy and Natural Resources
Tel: +27 (0)11 647 7065