Battery Show '16: Lithium prices not a game changer for Li-ion

By Myles McCormick
Published: Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Speakers at the Battery Show held in the US pointed to lithium's relatively small proportion of the cost profile of Li-ion batteries, potential substitution in industrial markets and the possibility of recycling, among others, as reasons that lithium price increases should not concern battery makers.

Rising lithium prices are not a threat to the growth of the lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery market, according to various market analysts speaking at the 2016 Battery Show in Novi, Michigan. 

The small proportion of the cost of Li-ion batteries accounted for by lithium means that the rising price of lithium...

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