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China said it’s ready to use rare earth as weapon in trade war

China has been gearing up rhetoric on the possibility to weaponize rare earth to strike back in a trade war with the US, after speculations was prompted by Chinese President Xi Jinpin's visit to Jiangxi province, a major rare earth mining and process base in China.

In a strongly worded commentary published by the official People's Daily, China said the US should not underestimate China’s ability to . . .

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