"The rare earth market recovered slightly in the two months when production ... was suspended. But there has been no fundamental turnaround," the company said.The firm originally halted production at some of its smelting and separation operations in an effort to stabilize slumping prices. In November it extended its halt for one more month. While some feel that the halt is having a positive effect, a number of critics believe the company's production stoppage is unlikely to improve the market.
South Korea Reduces Dependence On Chinese Rare Earths
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