LSM12: FMC forecasts doubling of lithium demand by 2020

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Wednesday, 25 January 2012

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US chemicals group FMC expects the lithium carbonate market to double by 2020 if demand for electric vehicles continues to grow.

Global commercial director Eric Norris told delegates at the fourth Lithium Supply and Markets 2012 (LSM12) in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  that it expects demand to reach approximately 275,000 tonnes...

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