Japan rare earths imports from China slump in Oct

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* Total rare earth imports fall 24 pct in Oct from Sept * Reflects China de-facto shipment ban, which is now lifted * Imports seen low despite some shipments resuming late Nov TOKYO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Japanese imports of rare earths slumped in October from the month before, finance ministry data showed on Monday, as China's de-facto ban on shipments of the minerals that had been in place since late September took its toll. Japanese companies had complained of restrictions on ...

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