Mergers and Acquisitions of China Rare Earth Industry: A Review and Outlook

  • Yongmei Cui
  • Yan Zhao
Conference paper


China rare earth industry relatively small in scale, features a low concentration rate with numerous businesses, serious waste of resources and ecological damage as well as high-end application development lag. In May 2011, China began to carry out a series of polices to adjustments the rare earth industry, lead it into corporate restructuring and intensive development path. First, this paper give a presentation about China’s rare earth industry, and then analyzes the mergers and acquisitions of rare earth industry in recent years, review of the relevant laws, regulations and policy documents, summed up the basis of the characteristics and the effectiveness of mergers and acquisitions, and at the end proposed appropriate advice for future development of rare earth industry.


China’s rare earth industry Mergers and acquisitions Policies and regulations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina

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