A number of states have enacted laws prohibiting Chinese and others from “countries of concern” from purchasing homes or land.
US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, “China’s Rare Earths Industry and its Role in the International Market,” Nov. 3, 2010
China produces 97 percent of the world’s rare earth elements, a key component in a large assortment of advanced military and civilian technologies. Increasing global demand and Chinese reductions in export quotas over the past six years have led to international concerns about future supply shortages. Although the United States currently is seeking alternative sources for rare earths, the Government Accountability Office has stated that it may take up to 15 years before the United States is able to rebuild its U.S.-sourced rare earth supply chain. In addition, China’s monopoly over rare earths has led to fears of China using its dominance as leverage to influence other nations’ foreign policies. The following backgrounder seeks to provide an overview of China’s rare earth industry and how it affects the United States.
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Chinese companies are among the world's largest video game firms. They are on the move in some of the fastest growing markets.
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