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China and the U.S: Fuss about rare earth

Categories: East Asia, China, Development, Economics & Business, Environment, International Relations

Adam Minter from Shanghai Scrap looks into the data of China agricultural trade and points out that the recent intimations of a ban on the rare earth elements has been overstated. On the other hand, the Chinese experts have underestimated the importance of low-cost soy beans and wheat to social stability in China