China Limits export of rare earth elements to drive up prices? to limit enviro damage from mining?

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Brian White
China Limits export of rare earth elements to drive up prices? to limit enviro damage from mining?

I totally agree with China's right and duty to not go crazy mining rare earth elements (to go to some landfill in a few years and be gone forever). USA and the EU are trying to force them to export lots of rare earth elements invoking the WTO rules and Holy Free Market rules.   The chineese duty to their people is to get as high a price for their rare stuff as possible. (As per the Holy Free Market).  In the meantime, we can adjust and  make reusable cellphone, and Ipad screens to get used to the reality.  The chineese have gazed into the future and see the end of cheap resorces.  Wish we could do the same.