Chinese Society of Rare Earths
Besides serving for the government and researchers on science and technology of rare earth, CSRE provides a stage for rare earth scientists to exchange their research ideas, propose the scientific and technical plans on fundamental and applied fields on rare earth, as well as rare earth R&D plans for industry. CSRE is therefore the most important social force in developing the rare earth science and technology in China.
CSRE publishes two journals, Journal of the Chinese rare earth Society (edited in Chinese and English separately) and Chinese Rare Earths (in Chinese), and one newsletter, Chinese Rare Earth Information. CSRE also plays an important role in the international rare earth community.
China Rare Earth Industry started in 1950's, after 50 years of development and construction, remarkable achievements in resource utilization and science & technology have been made. China has become the largest country of rare-earth deposits, producer, consumer and exporter. At present, rare earth products have been used in more than 30 industry fields in China, the development and application of rare earth novel materials have become the major growth pole of China rare earth industry.