China, EU and US flags

US targets China’s influence over resources in ‘new Cold War’

Issue 481 - 03 Apr 2023 - By Marc Howard | 5 minute read

Competition among international powers over access to critical raw minerals was intense even before Russia’s President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. But the conflict has focused minds even more sharply in the United States and European Union over the ground they have ceded to China in relation to rare earth minerals and other essential supplies.

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