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2020
Volume: 42 Issue 8
16 Article(s)

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A review and prospects of the supply security of strategic key minerals
Qiaosheng WU, Na ZHOU, and Jinhua CHENG
Strategic key minerals are related to the sustainable development of the society and play strategic roles in key industrial fields. This article reviewed the definition and selection of strategic and critical minerals, their supply risk assessment, and early warning research, and supply security system optimization and
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1439 (2020)
Review of the by-product critical minerals resource security research and prospects
Liuguo SHAO, and Tingting LAN
In terms of individual elements, by-product minerals account for more than 60% of critical minerals in the United States and the European Union. Compared with the non-byproduct critical minerals, by-product critical minerals possess special geological and economic properties, which have a unique impact on their resourc
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1452 (2020)
International comparison of critical mineral strategies: Historical evolution and tool selection
Jianping GE, and Jiaqi LIU
Security of critical minerals is an important guarantee for national socioeconomic development and national defense system construction. Developing a strategy for critical minerals is a necessary measure for ensuring resource security. Many countries in the world have formulated strategic measures for critical minerals
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1464 (2020)
Supply risk assessment of critical metals in clean energy technology
Jianbai HUANG, Fang SUN, and Yi SONG
The transformation of the global energy structure is the only way to achieve sustainable development, and the development of clean energy technology relies on a variety of critical metal materials. To ensure the development of global clean energy technology and the transformation of the global energy structure, this pa
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1477 (2020)
Impact of strategic and critical metals trade network characteristics on the upgrading of industrial structures
Xuehong ZHU, Ting PENG, and Jinyu CHEN
In order to investigate the impact of strategic and critical metals trade network characteristics on the upgrading of industrial structures, we quantitatively characterized the topological characteristics of the network based on complex network analysis methods, using the trade data of the seven strategic and critical
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1489 (2020)
Trade and competitiveness structure of China’s advantageous mineral resources based on the international trade network of industrial chain: A case study of Tungsten
Huajiao LI, Haizhong AN, Yajie QI, and Haiping LIU
In order to examine the pattern and characteristics of international trade of products in each stage of the industrial chain of advantageous mineral resources, and identify China’s competitive advantages of trade and potential problems in the industrial chain, this study used tungsten as example and selected the intern
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1504 (2020)
Benefits and risks of China’s copper waste and scrap trade during 2000-2015
Min HAO, Weiqiang CHEN, Zijie MA, Chao ZHANG, and Jianbang GAN
Copper is a critical metal of strategic importance. China has long imported two types of copper scrap, namely “category-6 copper scrap” and “category-7 copper scrap”, as materials for producing recycled copper. Based on the statistics of China Customs and the nonferrous metal industry, this study analyzes the resource
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1515 (2020)
Change and adjustment direction of China’s rare earth policy
Meijing ZHOU, Jianbai HUANG, Liuguo SHAO, and Danhui YANG
This study examined the evolution process of China’s rare earth policy, analyzed the drivers and mechanism of change, and identified the direction of future policy optimization and adjustment accordingly. Based on the key policies, China’s rare earth policy development can be divided into four stages: (1) encouraging t
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1527 (2020)
Impact of export rebate on firms’ entry and exit behaviors in China’s rare earth industry
Huanlang HE, and Hui LIU
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1540 (2020)
Effect of government financial support on the development of China’s rare earth industry and influencing factors
Juan DONG, Minggui ZHENG, and Changbiao ZHONG
Research on the effect of government financial support on the development of the rare earth industry in China is of great value for improving the theories of policy study of the rare earth industry, optimizing the policy system of government financial support, and realizing the sustainable development of the industry.
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1551 (2020)
Incentive effects and differences of venture capital and government subsidies on technological innovation of advanced material enterprises
Chang WANG, Kailin WANG, and Huiling SONG
In recent years, with the application of resources gradually extended to high-tech industry and strategic emerging industry, the technological innovation of downstream material end has become the strategic focus of reconstructing the advantages of China’s resource industry. Based on the panel data of China’s advanced m
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1566 (2020)
Impact of strategic metal price shocks on industrial output:Time-varying analysis based on the TVP-FAVAR model
Meirui ZHONG, and Wanting SONG
Based on the perspective of industrial security, this study used monthly data from August 2006 to December 2018 to incorporate factors that directly or indirectly affect the price fluctuations of strategic metals into a unified framework of analysis, and constructed a time varying parameter factor augmented vector auto
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1580 (2020)
A review on the impact of technological progress on critical metal mineral demand
Xuesong DONG, Jianbai HUANG, Meirui ZHONG, Jinyu CHEN, Gang LIU, and Yi SONG
The emerging technologies, materials, and industries have a profound and increasing impact on the amount and structure of demand of critical metals. Understanding how technological progress affects the demand for critical metals and minerals is of certain practical significance for the high-quality economic transformat
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1592 (2020)
Influence of pricing mechanism transferring on iron ore price volatility
Zhe YOU, Jinhua Cheng, Tong WU, and Ran WANG
China is the largest importing and consuming country of iron ore in the world. However, it has faced the problem of lack of pricing power for a long time. Obtaining market pricing power through the reform of pricing mechanism is a key scientific issue for ensuring the security of China’s resource supply. Using the regr
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1604 (2020)
China’s overseas oil and gas dependence: Situation, geographical risks, and countermeasures
Yu YANG, and Ze HE
Oil and gas resources still occupy a dominant position in global energy consumption. China is the world’s largest energy consumption and oil importing country. Security of oil and gas resources supply is a major strategy related to national security. Based on the analysis of China’s overseas oil and gas dependence, thi
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1614 (2020)
Evolution of the global pattern of natural gas flow nodes and its resource effect
Yiqiang WANG, and Yuan ZHAO
Research on the evolution of the global pattern of natural gas flow nodes and the resource effect have important guiding significance for the scientific formulation of China’s natural gas development strategy. This study used the standard deviation ellipse (SDE) method to analyze the spatial pattern characteristics of
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  • Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 8 1630 (2020)