"Well, China does produce 97% of rare earth. Uranium is not a rare earth, but they do produce a lot of uranium as well. The future of rare earth is great. What is happening is the prices are going through the roof because the Chinese do control the supply, but it is pure simple capitalistic economics now. A lot of other people are opening mines because they can make a lot of money and governments are behind the companies opening new mines. So it’s all going to bring a new supply and eventually the price of rare earth will come down again. But in the mean time until the new mines can come on stream, somebody is going to make a lot of money " - in Economic Times
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Jim Rogers is an author, financial commentator and successful international investor. He has been frequently featured in Time, The New York Times, Barron’s, Forbes, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times and is a regular guest on Bloomberg and CNBC.