Little room for established lithium producers to ignore China

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Monday, 18 February 2019

Ahead of Fastmarkets’ Battery Materials 2019 conference in Shanghai, our lithium reporters talk about the hottest topics in the lithium industry in China and the Asian market.

The use of lithium in next-generation vehicles and other battery uses, as well as soaring prices, have spurred interest in lithium, boosting its importance in recent years as a battery material.

In June 2016, the spot price in China peaked at $27 per kg, more than three times the global...

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