China to Become a Net-Importer of Some Rare Earths

Jan. 3, 2017

China’s domestic demand for certain rare earths poised to exceed global supply

In January 2017 Adamas Intelligence was quoted in an article by, titled China to Become a Net-Importer of Some Rare Earths.

The article cites a number of key takeaways from our latest “Rare Earth Market Outlook” report, including:

  • Government-led initiatives will fuel over half of all new demand growth through 2025
  • China will become a net importer of certain rare earths by 2025
  • The market calls for development of a new mine every year by 2025
  • In-lieu of conventional sources of capital, China will become a major investor in development of foreign rare earth resources

Read more in the aforementioned article from

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