Low prices, projects deficit threatens lithium supply
Published: Friday, 30 August 2019
Production from new lithium projects is expected to fall short of forecast consumption.
Projected output from a pipeline of new lithium operations
worldwide may not be enough to satisfy soaring demand,
delegates heard at Fastmarkets’ 11th Lithium
Supply and Markets Conference in Santiago in June.
Major companies in Chile and Australia appear best
positioned to increase capacity, with most new supply likely