Aerial view of the Mountain Pass rare earths mine and related ore processing facilities in California operated by MP Materials. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Caught between Trump and its biggest market, America’s sole rare earths mine is an unusual victim in the US-China trade war

  • MP Materials, which runs the Mountain Pass rare earths mine, said it will kick-start its own processing operation by the end of 2020
  • China last week more than doubled the import tariffs on ores and concentrates to 25 per cent, effective June 1
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Aerial view of the Mountain Pass rare earths mine and related ore processing facilities in California operated by MP Materials. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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