Topical has been alerted to the fact that 2020 is the Chinese Year of the Rat. “I see that for the year 2020, the main zodiac element is metal, and the animal sign is Rat, and hence, 2020 will be the Year of the Metal Rat” a reader says. The Chinese Year of the Rat will last from January 25, 2020 to February 11, 2021.”