This statistic displays the demand for rare earths in the United States by application in 2017. In that year, 55 percent of the demand for rare earths was attributable to catalysts. Rare earth supply in the United States is fully dependent on imports, primarily from China.
20/06/2012· In 2010 Japan and Vietnam signed an agreement to cooperate in the exploitation of the minerals. Vietnam is reckoned to be in the top ten in the world in terms of rare earth reserves. Now the two have opened a jointly financed technology centre to help to process and separate the ore with the rare elements then shipped to Japan.
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EURARE was a project funded by the European Commission for the 'Development of a sustainable exploitation scheme for Europe's Rare Earth ore deposits'. The rare earth elements (REE) are vital components of many modern technologies, including electric and conventional cars, computers and smartphones, renewable energy infrastructure, .