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The global high-tech materials may be left without

The global high-tech materials may be left withoutChina stopped the supply of rare earth metals to the United States and Europe. About this newspaper The New York Times, citing its sources. In the past month, according to the publication, were frozen supplies of metals in Japan. In this case, the official Beijing still claims that there is no embargo on the export of strategic minerals were not introduced.

Now China produces 95 percent of the world's rare earth metals. Among them, in particular samarium, terbium, lanthanum, lutetium, thulium, and others. They are necessary for the production of high-tech products, including weapons, electronic equipment, wind turbines, as well as lasers and mobile phones.