The show of solidarity from China's Central Asian neighbours contrasts sharply with the "negative" image of Beijing presented at the G7 gathering in Hiroshima
Scores of Chinese and foreigners have been ensnared by exit bans in recent years, according to a new report by the rights group, including an executive with Mintz due diligence group
China is reportedly considering an export ban on "rare-earth magnet technology" in retaliation for the US restricting exports of advanced computer chips
The deal aims to strengthen their battery supply chains, by reducing dependence on China, and help Japanese carmakers access to a new tax credit for electric vehicles in the US.
Australia accounts for nearly half of the world's lithium supply and is ideally positioned to reap the benefits from the booming battery sector, if it acts fast
A Japanese trade mission including public officials and private representatives of 16 battery industry firms were in Canada last week
The block of the key electric vehicle battery metal in Jammu and Kashmir is the first known reserve found in the country
IEA data highlights China's key role in making photovoltaic wafers, cells and modules for solar panels, plus blades, towers and nacelles (turbine units) for wind-power generation
Ottawa has told 3 Chinese firms to sell investments in Canadian companies focused on critical minerals – on grounds of national security
Japanese PM Fumio Kishida said the two nations had been working to achieve a free and open Indo-Pacific under "an increasingly severe strategic environment"
A US-led group met with African nations recently to bolster supply chains needed for the clean energy transition in a bid to "challenge Chinese dominance" in critical minerals
The climate law passed by the US aims to localize the manufacturing of EVs but "adds a steep requirement aimed at weeding out 'foreign entities of concern' from supply chains", it says.