The Pentagon is assessing the United States’ rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supplies. Photo: Reuters

Pentagon races to track US rare earths output amid trade war with China

  • Push comes weeks after China threatened to curb exports of specialised minerals used to build fighter planes, tanks and consumer electronics
  • Pentagon wants miners to describe plans to develop US rare earths mines and processing facilities
Topic |   US-China tech war

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The Pentagon is assessing the United States’ rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supplies. Photo: Reuters
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