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Rare Earth Metals Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

Rare Earth Elements (REE) are used extensively in almost every conceivable advanced technology product (cell phones, televisions, DVDs, electric vehicles) and as well in many low-technology products (oil refining, cigarette lighters, incandescent lighting). The market for rare earths, however, has become volatile with rapidly increasing prices, tightened supplies, and growing concerns among many nations over their economic and military reliance on these metals.
China has a near-monopoly on mining and processing rare earth elements but is itself expected to become a net importer of REEs in the near future. The reliance on rare earth elements for much of the world’s future growth, particularly for alternative energy development, cannot be overstated.

Largely as a result of high prices and tight supplies of rare earths, considerable efforts are also being made to find alternatives. Time and cost are key factors in the development of new rare earth resources but the development of new sources of rare earths is absolutely essential.

Contrary to their name, rare earth elements (or REE) are not so rare. The term “rare” was attached to these elements when they were first discovered in the 1800’s when they indeed appeared to be “rare”. However, REEs are so common that if one was to scoop some soil from one’s yards it would likely contain some amount of REEs. Rare earth elements are found throughout the world and some REEs are more common than tin and almost as plentiful as copper. The problem is not a lack of REEs in general, but rather a lack of rare earth deposits that have sufficient concentrations or REEs to make mining them economical. In other words, rare earth elements are not rare but large deposits of them are. The rare earth elements consist of seventeen metal elements – 15 elements from the lanthanide series of elements (atomic numbers 57 to 71) plus scandium (atomic number 21) and yttrium (atomic number 39). Scandium and yttrium are included in the rare earths since they are chemically similar to the lanthanide elements and are found with the lanthanide elements in nature. The 17 rare earth elements comprise the largest chemically coherent group of elements in the periodic table.

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Ground or Treated Mineral and Earth Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [2015 Q3 Edition]
7/14/2015 | published by: Supplier Relations US, LLC
... latest trade, shipment, and inventory data available through July 2015. This update provides the data necessary to make informed forecasts and business planning after the recent seasonal changes in output. This 163-page report includes the ...  |  read more...
USD 699
Rare Earth Markets in China
7/27/2015 | published by: Asia Market Information & Development Company
... economy maintains a high speed growth which has been stimulated by the consecutive increases of industrial output, imports & exports, consumer consumption and capital investment for over two decades. This new study examines China's economic ...  |  read more...
USD 4,000
China Rare Earth Industry Report 2015
7/28/2015 | published by: QYResearch Group
... applications and industry chain structure. The Rare Earth market analysis is provided for the China markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. Development policies and plans are discussed as well ...  |  read more...
USD 3,200
RARECO/GQREG – Rare Earth Processing Plant – Western Cape - Construction Project Profile
6/30/2015 | published by: World Market Intelligence
... the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.The "RARECO/GQREG – Rare Earth ...  |  read more...
USD 75
Global Fiber laser processing Market by Industry vertical (aerospace & defense, architecture, automotive, medical, semiconductor & electronics, and machine tooling), by Processing technique (cutting, drilling, welding, marking & engraving, micro processin
5/18/2015 | published by: MicroMarketMonitor
... consequently opens up many new applications that fuel its growth across various laser verticals. Due to relatively low price points of entry-level systems, laser customers and entrepreneurs are beginning to realize the benefits of opting ...  |  read more...
USD 4,250
Global Sintered NdFeB magnet Industry 2015 Market Research Report
5/18/2015 | published by: 9Dimen Research
... Europe and Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Sintered NdFeB magnet basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; ...  |  read more...
USD 2,850
Global Strontium Fluoride Industry Report - 2015
5/21/2015 | published by: QYResearch Group
... applications and industry chain structure. The Strontium Fluoride market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. Development policies and plans are discussed as well ...  |  read more...
USD 2,800
Global Beryllium Industry Report 2015
6/2/2015 | published by: QYResearch Group
... chain structure. The Beryllium market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. Development policies and plans are also discussed and manufacturing processes and cost ...  |  read more...
USD 2,800
Global Beryllium Oxide Industry Report - 2015
5/13/2015 | published by: QYResearch Group
... applications and industry chain structure. The Beryllium Oxide market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. Development policies and plans are also discussed and ...  |  read more...
USD 2,800
Global Strontium Oxalate Industry Report 2015
6/2/2015 | published by: QYResearch Group
... applications and industry chain structure. The Strontium Oxalate market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. Development policies and plans are discussed as well ...  |  read more...
USD 2,800
China Rare Earth Industry Report, 2014-2018
6/1/2015 | published by: Research in China
... resource, it is mainly contained in bastnaesite, xenotime, monazite, and other minerals. At present, rare earth resources have been discovered in about 35 countries and regions around the world, with total reserves of 130 million ...  |  read more...
USD 2,400
Global Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Industry 2015 Market Research Report
2/10/2015 | published by: 9Dimen Research
... (North America, Europe and Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Rare Earth Permanent Magnet basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and ...  |  read more...
USD 2,850
Global Calcium Metal Industry 2015 Market Research Report
2/25/2015 | published by: 9Dimen Research
... Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Calcium Metal basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost ...  |  read more...
USD 2,850
The 2016-2021 World Outlook for Strontium Compounds Excluding Strontium Carbonate
4/6/2015 | published by: Icon Group International, Inc.
... given for the latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region and of the globe. These comparative ...  |  read more...
USD 995
Global and Chinese Scandium Industry, 2015 Market Research Report
4/17/2015 | published by: Prof-Research
... key statistics on the market status of the Scandium manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the industry. Firstly, the report provides a basic overview of ...  |  read more...
USD 3,000
Global and Chinese Yttrium Vanadate Industry, 2010-2020 Market Research Report
3/17/2015 | published by: Prof-Research
... report provides key statistics on the market status of the Yttrium Vanadate manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the industry. Firstly, the report provides a ...  |  read more...
USD 3,000
The 2016-2021 World Outlook for Rare Earth Compounds
4/6/2015 | published by: Icon Group International, Inc.
... demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region and of the globe. These comparative benchmarks allow the reader ...  |  read more...
USD 995
Global and Chinese Yttrium metall Industry, 2015 Market Research Report
4/17/2015 | published by: Prof-Research
... report provides key statistics on the market status of the Yttrium metall manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the industry. Firstly, the report provides a ...  |  read more...
USD 3,000
Global and Chinese Scandium nitrate Industry, 2015 Market Research Report
4/17/2015 | published by: Prof-Research
... report provides key statistics on the market status of the Scandium nitrate manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the industry. Firstly, the report provides a ...  |  read more...
USD 3,000
Global Scandium Oxide Industry - 2015
3/1/2015 | published by: QYResearch Group
... chain structure, industry overview, policy analysis, and news analysis, etc. For international and China market analysis, the report analyzes Scandium Oxide markets in China and other countries or regions (such as US, Europe, Japan, etc) ...  |  read more...
USD 2,600
Global Lanthanum Oxide Industry - 2015
3/1/2015 | published by: QYResearch Group
... chain structure, industry overview, policy analysis, and news analysis, etc. For international and China market analysis, the report analyzes Lanthanum Oxide markets in China and other countries or regions (such as US, Europe, Japan, etc) ...  |  read more...
USD 2,600
Rare Earth Magnet Manufacturing Plant Project Report: Industry Trends, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Cost and Revenue
3/3/2015 | published by: IMARC
... which has been done by one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms, covers all the requisite aspects of the rare earth magnet industry. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro ...  |  read more...
USD 1,000
2014 Market Research Report on Global Barium carbonate Industry
9/2/2014 | published by: 9Dimen Research
... industry, the main region including North American, Europe and Asia etc, and the main country including United States ,Germany ,Japan and China etc. The report firstly introduced Barium carbonate basic information including Barium carbonate definition ...  |  read more...
USD 2,850
2014 Market Research Report on Global Barium sulfate Industry
9/2/2014 | published by: 9Dimen Research
... industry, the main region including North American, Europe and Asia etc, and the main country including United States ,Germany ,Japan and China etc. The report firstly introduced Barium sulfate basic information including Barium sulfate definition ...  |  read more...
USD 2,850
Global Strontium Sulfate Industry
9/15/2014 | published by: 9Dimen Research
... industry, the main region including North American, Europe and Asia etc, and the main country including United States ,Germany ,Japan and China etc. The report firstly introduced Strontium Sulfate basic information including Strontium Sulfate definition ...  |  read more...
USD 2,850
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