Competing Claims In The South China And East China Seas. These are the approximate claims by China and other countries. In many cases, countries are intentionally vague about the extent of their claims.(Source: NPR.org; Credit: Katie Park / NPR
Below corporate presentation from Commerce Resources Corp. (TSX.V: CCE; Frankfurt: D7H) had been prepared for the Trump-focussed conference "Investing in Mining & Metals: A Paradigm Shift in the Trump Era" (Thursday January 19, 2017 at the Union League Club in New York hosted by Murdock Capital Partners).
See pages 23-29 specifically made for the NY conference and arguably very relevant to the current geopolitical issues happening these days. The potential for some kind of reaction from China could effect a range of metals, including cobalt, REEs, iron ore, etc.
Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon Mobil CEO nominated to lead the U.S. State Department, told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that China´s actions in the South China Sea were "extremely worrisome" and compared them to Russia´s annexation of Crimea. Tillerson said the situation was a potential "threat to the entire global economy."