China proposes draft controls on rare earth minerals

We reported in October 2020 that the Chinese government had adopted The Export Control Law, which came into force in January 2021. The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has now proposed draft controls on the production and export of 17 rare earth minerals for the purposes of safeguarding national interests and industrial security. A consultation was also launched, which …


About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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