USA U.S. opens trade case against China over rare earth export limits

President Obama casts the move as a fight to defend America's manufacturing and energy security.
Von Christi Parsons und Don Lee
President Obama discusses the U.S. trade case against China over rare earth export limits during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden

President Obama discusses the U.S. trade case against China over rare earth export limits during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden

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