News News
Contact us
  • Customer service number:64321087
  • Commercial service telephone:13918059423
  • Technical service telephone:13918059423
  • Contact person: Mr. Cui 
  • Service
  • Address: room 107, building 8, no. 100, guilin road, xuhui district, Shanghai

Prices of rare earth continue to rise

The date of: 2019-06-18
viewed: 6

source:SMM - Shanghai Metals Market (press release)

For light rare earth, higher ore prices and market optimism bolstered prices of praseodymium-neodymium oxide to 360,000-365,000 yuan/mt, even though downstream consumption did not see strong performance. Prices of neodymium oxide followed praseodymium-neodymium oxide higher, rising to 365,000-370,000 yuan/mt.

Light rare earths received a boost from higher ore prices and positive signals from central authorities, but a supply surplus will cap gains.

Prices of rare earth carbonate averaged 29,000 yuan/mt as of June 14, sharply up from 20,000 yuan/mt in the previous week. This lifted costs across smelting and separation plants.

Market confidence in rare earths grew after President Xi Jinping visited a permanent magnets producer in Jiangxi in May, the National Development and Reform Commission held a seminar in early June to seek advice on the industry, and the NDRC, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Ministry of Natural Resources started detailed surveys in areas rich in mineral deposits last week.

For medium, heavy rare earth, prices of terbium oxide climbed significantly to 4.1 million-4.15 million yuan/mt. Prices of yttrium oxide, erbium oxide and holmium oxide all advanced last week, to 210,000-220,000 yuan/mt, 185,000-190,000 yuan/mt and 400,000-410,000 yuan/mt, respectively.

An ore supply shortage will remain supportive of prices of medium, heavy rare earth such as terbium oxide and dysprosium oxide.

The suspension of ion-type ore imports from Myanmar, and shutdowns of 56 medium, heavy rare earth mines of China South Rare Earth Group intensified issues with medium, heavy rare earth ore supplies.

Hot News / Related to recommend
  • 2024 - 02 - 26
    Click on the number of times: 0
    source:MiningRare earth elements (REE) are used in the high-strength magnets found in new technologies such as smartphones, wind turbines, electric vehicles, and defence systems. Despite their name, R...
  • 2024 - 02 - 23
    Click on the number of times: 0
    University team is studying ways to purify rare earth elements necessary for smart phones and other technological devicessource:NEVADA TodaySmart phones. Permanent magnets. Guidance systems. Lasers. M...
  • 2024 - 02 - 23
    Click on the number of times: 0
    source:Mining Technologyltona Rare Earths, a UK-listed mining exploration company, has announced its intention to explore non-rare earth critical raw materials across various African countries.The dec...
  • 2024 - 02 - 21
    Click on the number of times: 0
    source:Zelosos por Buenas RenovablesRare Element Resources (RER) is spearheading a groundbreaking initiative to establish US-based rare earth production using innovative recovery and separation techno...
  • Copyright ©Copyright 2018 2020 Shanghai rare earth association All Rights Reserved Shanghai ICP NO.2020034223
    the host:Shanghai Association of Rare Earth the guide:Shanghai Development and Application Office of Rare Earth the organizer:Shanghai rare earth industry promotion center