LSM18: Panasonic seeks return to longer-term lithium supply contracts at lower prices

By Martim Facada
Published: Monday, 02 July 2018

Panasonic is looking for consistent and lower lithium prices where all parties, producers as well as consumers, can enjoy adequate profits, according to the company’s executive vice president for global procurement.

Speaking at Industrial Minerals' 10th Lithium Supply & Markets (LSM) conference in Las Vegas on Thursday June 28, Masaharu Nagata said Panasonic is willing to make multi-year commitments to secure delivery of lithium. 

Consistency in lithium battery-grade compounds quality is also an important requirement, Nagata said, adding that the...

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