Neodymium is displayed at the Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth Hi-Tech Co. factory in Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China. (Photographer: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg)

China Has Rare Earths Plan Ready to Go If Trade War Deepens

(Bloomberg) -- Beijing has readied a plan to restrict exports of rare earths to the U.S. if needed, as both sides in the trade war dig in for a protracted dispute, according to people familiar with...