chinese rare earth metals prices soar

A leap in the price of Chinese rare earth metals has triggered fears that the cost of components used in a range of goods from mobile phones to hybrid cars could soar. This has come after China, the world’s biggest producer of rare earths, has clamped down on domestic output, with many far-reaching implications.

WEEE Systems believes that a partial solution to this emerging cost impact on manufacturing is right under its nose - by using the company’s approach to reducing new raw materials cost through smart recovery of reusable materials from surplus E&E inventory and infrastructure.

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