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China imposes export ban on Japan in trawler row

Published on 23/09/2010

China’s government has announced an embargo on exports to Japan of a class of minerals critical to Japan’s high-tech industry in an effort to obtain the release of a Chinese fishing boat captain. The ban, announced 23 September, comes after Japan extended the detention of the captain until 29 September. The minerals, known as rare ...