Lithium market sceptical on oversupply forecast

By Myles McCormick
Published: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Lithium buyers and sellers this week played down a forecast of a future supply glut in the market as efforts remain focused on settling the 2017 contract prices.

Neither producers nor consumers of lithium were convinced by a forecast this week predicting "the lithium frenzy should all end in tears".

Bernstein analysts said in a report this week that lithium demonstrates all the characteristics of a commodity bubble – "an apparent very compelling bull case"; "an expanding supply side,...

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