World News: 06:16 GMT Thursday 30th May 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
Back in 2010, China cut off exports of the minerals to Japan when the two governments were in dispute over ownership of some islands east of Taiwan. The truth, however, is that rare earths are a paper tiger. As we wrote last week, the 2010 case backfired spectacularly for China.
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