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China's 'nuclear option' in trade war with US---Rare Earth Minerals!

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Rare earths are “certainly weapons that China can use in its trade negotiation arsenal against US President Donald Trump,” independent political analyst Alessandro Bruno told RT.

“To demonstrate their strategic importance, rare earths are among the few Chinese items that Trump (or his officials) has excluded from the list of items subject to extra tariffs/duties,” the expert said, adding that “China understands the strategic importance of rare earths and it establishes export quotas.”

The United States relies on China, the leading global supplier, for about 80 percent of its rare earths.

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