Western markets see promise in DR Congo’s rare earth riches


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Issue 456 - 07 Mar 2022 | 5 minute read

Democratic Republic of Congo has the resources – if not yet the right governance framework – to help meet rising global demand for rare earth minerals. China has so far made much of the running with such resources, prompting economic and strategic concern in the US and Europe where DRC’s potential has not gone unnoticed, writes François Misser.

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