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What Does China's Monopoly On Rare Earth Metals Mean for U.S. Tech Firms?03:42


China controls 80% of the rare earth metal industry, and has hinted it could cut off the supply in an escalation of the trade war.

U.S. tech firms, such as Apple, are scrambling to find alternative supply chains. Here & Now's Lisa Mullins talks with MSNBC's Ali Velshi (@AliVelshi), co-host of "Velshi & Ruhle."

This segment aired on June 11, 2019.

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