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Canada's Rare Earths Could Crush China's Dominance with Lawrence Solomon

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But Canada not only has oil, it has rare earths, too, an estimated 15 million metric tons of them. If just 1 percent of those rare earths could be brought to market each year, they would exceed China's entire annual production and far exceed China's total exports. Even a fraction of that 1 percent would suffice to remove China's stranglehold over the West, create some semblance of a functioning market in rare earths, and enhance the West's security.