Kenia: German interests on rare earths

From Germany there is an increased interest in Kenya. This is no coincidence. At the latest in 2012, international corporations were attracted to the deposits of rare earths in Kenya. According to experts, e.g. the niobium deposit in southeast Kenya is the sixth largest in the world. The exploitation of the entire reserves would make Kenya a major supplier of this rare metal.

In October of this year, a delegation led by the Kenyan mining industry minister visited the Federation of German Industries. "The aim of the exchange with the BDI was to demonstrate the Kenyan interest in a close cooperation with the German industry." "The center of excellence "Kenyan German Center for Mining" should arise in Voi (about 100 kilometers from the sites of the rare earths). .. "