Noida, India (PressExposure) March 27, 2012 -- Recent findings suggesting a global supply shortage of rare earth elements has created a panic among end users and a gold rush among miners. IMARC Group, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms, finds that with a number of new mines starting production in the next five years, the total supply of rare earth elements will be significantly more than the total demand. Although, a number of rare earth elements would be oversupplied, we may face a shortage of some elements that are critical for the long term growth of the clean technology industry.
IMARC's new report entitled "The Global Rare Earth Elements Market 2011-2015: Is the Hype Justified?" provides an analytical and statistical insight into the global rare earth elements market. The study that has been undertaken using both desk-based as well as qualitative primary research has analyzed five aspects of the rare earth elements market.
Key Questions Answered:
What are the current reserves of rare earth elements?
How long will the current reserves of rare earth elements last?
How are rare earth mines valuated?
How much time does it take to set up a rare earth mine?
What are the various costs involved in rare earth mining?
What have been the historical prices of various rare earth elements and how will they behave in the coming years?
What is China's role in the global rare earth elements market?
What is the total value and volume size of the global rare earth elements market?
Who are the key producers of rare earth elements?
Who are the key consumers of rare earth elements?
Which are the current and future rare earth producing mines and what is the composition of rare earth elements in each mine?
Which rare earth elements will face a critical supply shortage in the coming years?
Which rare earth elements will be oversupplied in the coming years?
What are the key applications of rare earth elements?
Are we expected to overcome the potential shortfalls in the supply of rare earth elements?
Who are the key players in the global rare earth elements market?
Information has been sourced from both primary and secondary sources:
Primary sources include industry surveys and face to face/telephone interviews with industry experts.
Secondary sources include proprietary databases and search engines. These sources include company websites and reports, books, trade journals, magazines, white papers, industry portals, government sources and access to more than 4000 paid databases.
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IMARC Group Asia
IMARC Group North America
To know more please visit: http://www.imarcgroup.com/the-global-rare-earth-elements-market-2011-2015-is-the-hype-justified/