China Rare Earth Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in manufacturing and selling rare earth products and refractory products in the People's Republic of China, Japan, Europe, and internationally. It offers rare earth products for use in electronic devices, computers, electronic motors, LCDs, DVDs, magnetic materials, magnetic memory chips, fiber optics, superconductors, mobile phone batteries, precision optics, and various energy-saving environmental protection products. The company also provides refractory products, such as high temperature ceramics products for use in heat-treatment facilities for the petrochemical, steel metallurgy, non-ferrous metallurgy, glass, construction material, chemical fertilizer, and ceramics industries.
In addition, it engages in the trading of rare earth products; and manufacture and sale of magnesium grains products. The company was formerly known as Yixing Xinwei Holdings Limited and changed its name to China Rare Earth Holdings Limited in May 2000. China Rare Earth Holdings Limited was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Yixing, the People's Republic of China.