ironmental protection measures the company takes in production.
Only when a company has independent intellectual property rights and core technology
will it make competitive products and succeed amid fierce competition, Xi said.
Noting that technological innovation is the lifeblood of enterprises, Xi encourag
ed the company to focus on technological innovation and master more core technologies.
Rare earth is a non-renewable important strategic resource, Xi said, addin
g that more efforts are needed to upgrade the technology for its exploitation and applic
ation, increase its added value, and protect the environment, to achieve green and sustainable development.