Foreign media that China Rare Earth Industry Association to build control pricing
According to the December 29 issue of “Global Times” reported that “Global Times” reporter 28, held in Beijing from the day of the 2010 International Symposium on Rare Earth learned that the domestic rare earth industry is preparing to set up China Rare Earth Industry Association, May next year is expected to be listed. The news attracted international media attention, 28, said Agence France-Presse, China rare earth industry organization set up, will further understand the rare-earth pricing.
China Ministry of Information Industry and Cai-Feng Wang 28 former officials at the meeting that China Rare Earth Industry Association, all preparatory work has ended and is awaiting the approval of relevant government departments, is expected next year, “May Day” before formally. Association will include 93 corporate members include the major domestic rare earth extraction, production enterprises. She also expressed the hope that the association will be able to play a similar role in the Steel Association, the export of rare earth products for international pricing, export quotas, etc. to exert some influence, to lead the healthy and orderly development of the industry.
“Global Times” reporter at the meeting noted that the seminar is actually small for a period of only one day, but after hearing the news people are still far more than organizers expected, the venue had temporary increase in the several rows of seats, uninvited participants in many of the correspondents of foreign media in Beijing or employees.
same day, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce announced in 2011 the first batch of export quota of 14,446 tons of rare earth, which in turn attracted international media criticism. Reuters said this figure compared with 2010, the first batch of quotas reduced by about 11.4%; AFP, Beijing continued to strengthen the control of the earth, close heavily polluting factories to cut overseas export quotas, export taxes and increase of rare earth products. In this regard, Cai-Feng Wang said that this is a completely ignore the facts and not fair to say, for decades, China provided the world with low cost high quality rare earth. She said: “Internationally, we are often rare foreign counterparts say, ‘You should be grateful to China is right now in turn blame China, is too unreasonable, and this is not conducive to long-term development of international rare earth industry’. “(Reporter Cheng Gang newspaper correspondent Wang Xiaoxiong)
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