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Greenland rare-earths spark China rush

06.08.12 @ 09:52


China's forays into Greenland's untapped rare-earth deposits has roused concerns by industry commissioner Antonio Tajani, reports the AFP. "They're already working the ground - they bought a British company and sent in 2,000 Chinese miners," said Tajani. The EU imports 14 out of 17 rare-earths; a market dominated by China.

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