I am not up-to-speed on any of this stuff.  Do MCP and Hitachi still have an agreement?  And, if so, good luck with that!  Mention of other suppliers if Chinese imports blocked.  Status of complaint?

 

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-09-18/hitachi-metals-rare-earth-magnet-complaint-to-be-probed-by-u-dot-s-dot