Operating rates at permanent magnet industry rose slightly in Q3 from Q2, averaging 60%. The average operating rate at fluorescent industry was 10%, with 30% at hydrogen storage alloy powder industry
China’s GDP slowed further in Q4 2015 and grew just 6.9% YoY in 2015. Other major economies reported mild recovery. Developed countries showed mixed performance, with the US the best performer.
China’s GDP growth in Q3 grew 6.9%; US recovery maintained rising momentum, while recoveries in other major economies were slow.
China’s GDP growth in Q2 was flat with that in Q1. Recovery in major foreign economies was mild.
Rare earth prices are expected to rise significantly in 2015, driven by robust demand growth in new energy vehicle and other new markets, such as rare earth functional ceramics and PVC.
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