- US scrambling to close the gap with China, which dominates the mining and refining of these essential materials for hi-tech military and consumer products
- The drive to develop in US taps Donald Trump’s themes of reviving extractive industries and ‘reshoring’ American jobs
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Errors & Omissions Excluded. Data are for generell reference only.
European UnionEU rare earth imports fall 17% in 2019. Largest supplier remains Russia.
EU RE imports 2018: 12,467 t
EU RE imports 2019: 10,627 t
United StatesUSA rare earths import quantity increased 16% over 2018. China's share on imports drops below 80%
US RE imports 2018: 17,033 t
US RE imports 2019: 20,231 t
JapanJapan rare earths import quantity 2019 drops 10%. Malaysia's share of Japan rare earth imports drops by half to 7%.
Japan RE imports 2018: 21,054 t
Japan RE imports 2019: 18,879 t
KoreaKorea rare earths imports in 2019 climb 16.3% over 2018.
Korea RE imports 2018: 3,153.2 t
Korea RE imports 2019: 3,666.5 t
TaiwanTaiwan rare earth imports drop 35% year on year.
Taiwan RE imports 2018: 1,970.6 t
Taiwan RE imports 2019: 1,268.2 t
ThailandThailand RareEarths imports rise 17.3% yoy to US$ 42.3 mio
Thailand RE imports 2018: $36,085,984.49
Thailand RE imports 2019: $42,290,615.01
Total China exports of rare earths in 2019 were 46,330 t, 13% less than 2018.
Sources Malaysia Trade Statistics in RM, average exchange rates RM/USD from netcials.com.
Errors & Omissions Excluded.
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