Kazakhstan signed an agreement yesterday allowing German companies the right to search for and...


Kazakhstan signed an agreement yesterday allowing German companies the right to search for and mine rare earths and other raw materials in the country in exchange for technological and other investments. The agreement is worth around $4B, and could have at least some impact on China's stranglehold of the market.
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  • Dr. V
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    Good deal for Kazakhstan, as Germany can't even find their ass with both hands.

     

    The should have signed an underwriter, that for every German Power Point display whipped out at a meeting, the Germans would be fined.
    9 Feb 2012, 06:52 AM Reply Like
  • Poor Texan
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    Sounds like a good deal for Germany with their technical prowness and Kazakhstan with a desire to establish some independence from the soviet bloc.
    9 Feb 2012, 11:27 AM Reply Like
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