Terence Bell

  • Editor of Strategic Metal Report, a blog providing market followers with up-to-date, independent, and unique analyses of minor metal markets.
  • Splits his time between Beijing and Vancouver, managing Strategic Metal Investments, Ltd.


Terence Bell is a former writer for The Balance who covered investing and commodities topics for more than four years.

Bell has been involved in the rare earth and minor metal industries for over 10 years. Beginning as a warehouse employee, driving forklifts and filling orders for specialty metals, he moved into metal trading after completing university. 

He was a sales manager at Hefa Rare Earth Canada Co. Ltd.



Terrence Bell earned a BA in International Relations / Economics from the University of British Columbia and a MA in International Relations from Carleton College.

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