Isn't it contrasting? Is reactivity only concerned with kinetics of reaction ?

PS - I am a high school student, probably I might be missing small detail!

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    $\begingroup$ It means that the thermodynamics of reduction are more favorable but the kinetics are less so than with other metals. $\endgroup$ – Zhe Mar 20 '17 at 17:19
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    $\begingroup$ Oh I see it. I guess I was right, thank you very much. Really grateful for your clarification.... $\endgroup$ – AdiC Mar 20 '17 at 17:36

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