China is “studying” ways to use its status as the world’s largest supplier of the minerals. Photo: Reuters

China’s top economic planner refuses to rule out playing rare earths card against US

  • The National Development and Reform Commission has again hinted that it may block America’s access to the strategic resources as the trade war drags on
  • China produces 90 per cent of world’s rare earths and has warned it will not allow them to be used to ‘curb country’s development’
Topic |   US-China tech war

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China is “studying” ways to use its status as the world’s largest supplier of the minerals. Photo: Reuters
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