U.S. May Take Rare Earth Trade Dispute with China to WTO

January 2nd, 2011
in Background

China Economic Review:  China has denied several requests from the US to drop export barriers on rare earths as the two nations remain at loggerheads over several trade issues.

Follow up:

In an annual report, the US trade representative's office said "the United States will continue to pursue vigorous engagement with China on this issue and will not hesitate to take further action, including WTO dispute settlement, if appropriate." China currently controls 97% of the world's supply of rare earths - which are used in the manufacture of high-tech equipment - and has cut its export quota by 40% this year, with plans to lower total exports further next year.  Read more at Reuters..... 

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