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China consolidates 3 rare earth miners into 'aircraft carrier'

Beijing reworks supply chain, bracing for long-term tensions with U.S.

Rare earths are loaded onto trucks at a port in China's Jiangsu Province. China is bolstering its rare earth supply chain as tensions with the U.S. drag on.   © AP

CHONGQING -- China on Thursday announced the merger of three state-owned rare earth miners into a company that will control nearly 70% of the country's output of key metals.

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