On Monday, President Xi Jinping visited the country’s rare-earth mining base in Jiangxi province. Photo: Xinhua

Rare-earth stocks in China soar after visit by Xi Jinping spotlights US dependence on key element in hi-tech products

  • One Hong Kong stock – China Rare Earth Holdings – closed up 108 per cent
  • A gauge of 38 companies in China related to rare earth minerals rose 6.7 per cent
Topic |   China stock market

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On Monday, President Xi Jinping visited the country’s rare-earth mining base in Jiangxi province. Photo: Xinhua
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Louise Moon

Louise Moon

Louise Moon joined the Post in 2017 and is a reporter on the Business desk. She has a master's in Mandarin from Edinburgh University and a master's in journalism from City University, London. Originally from the UK, she spent her teenage years growing up in Hong Kong which sparked her interest in China.