China accounts for 93% of production of "rare earth elements" and more than 99% of output for...

|By:, SA News Editor

China accounts for 93% of production of "rare earth elements" and more than 99% of output for dysprosium and terbium, vital for a wide range of green technologies and military applications like missiles. China is cutting exports of these elements, pressuring more manufacturers to open factories there in order to maintain access to the minerals.