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New Chinese EV subsidies may boost local lithium prices

By Albert Li, Myles McCormick
Published: Monday, 09 January 2017

The introduction of a new government support programme ends the period of uncertainty which followed an investigation into "cheating” on the previous framework.

A new electric vehicle (EV) subsidy policy announced by the Chinese government could fuel domestic lithium prices once more, IM has heard.

The announcement of a new strategy for the subsidisation of EVs was made in the last week of 2016, ending months of uncertainty as to what financial support would be...

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