China’s export restrictions on tungsten, molybdenum and rare earths—key inputs in a range of high-tech products—violate international trade rules, a World Trade Organization appellate body affirmed Aug. 7. While it differed on a few legal points, the appellate body largely upheld a March 26 ruling by a WTO dispute settlement […]
Frank Morring, Jr., Jen DiMascio, Amy Svitak, and Amy Butler, Aviation Week & Space Technology The world’s increasingly enmeshed space launch industry has one more factor to consider as it struggles to accommodate the geopolitical uproar over Russia’s Crimean adventure. His name is Elon Musk. Musk continues pushing hard to become […]
Jeff Green is interviewed by CNN’s The Situation Room.
J.A. Green & Company was highlighted in the March 25th edition of Politico Influence: SpaceX Signs Second Lobbyist this Month The rocket and spacecraft technology company is gearing up for discussions on satellite launches. It’s signed back-to-back hires with American Defense International and J.A. Green and Company this month, both focused […]
In the February edition of The Crucible, the Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA) has featured an editorial by Jeff Green on “Public Procurement of Materials Critical to National Security”. In the piece, Mr. Green discusses new reforms to the acquisition and disposition of materials by the U.S. National Defense Stockpile […]
In mid-December, China’s ministry of commerce announced the first round of rare earth export quotas for 2014, in direct contravention of the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) ruling against Beijing’s quota policy in late October last year. However, there was a nod towards implementing one of the plenum’s overarching policy goals […]
Jeff Green gets interviewed by CNN’s The Situation Room
China controls the rare earth elements that US defense relies on for its high-tech equipment, and now the Pentagon is claiming that the balance is shifting. There is always a risk that China, which monopolizes extraction of rare earth elements, could disrupt supplies diverted for use in US military applications, […]