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Grow by the rules, rare earth rivals tell China

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An unprecedented legal attack on Chinese trade policy may fall short of its immediate goal of increasing rare earth supplies, but it is just one of several battles in a bigger campaign: defence of the old economic order against China.

The complaint brought by the European Union, the United States and Japan - that China is illegally choking off exports of rare earth metals - is the first coordinated litigation at the World Trade Organization by three of the four top trading powers against the fourth.

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