Lithium: a Chinese affair
Published: Thursday, 17 May 2018
Demand for lithium compounds has accelerated in recent years while China moves to decarbonise its economy. The pipeline for new lithium supply to meet demand largely in Asia remains slow but fears of oversupply are emerging, Martim Facada reports.
China, Japan and South Korea are committed to supporting the
shift in their economies from coal and oil towards li-ion
battery technologies and renewable energy, underscoring the
importance of the li-ion battery sector over the next few
In particular, China remains committed to the