Drawn-out cobalt contract talks, agreements taking new structure

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Monday, 30 November 2020

The majority of cobalt contract negotiations have yet to be finalized because the Covid-19 pandemic has rattled end-user markets and created a lack of visibility for demand in 2021, Fastmarkets has heard.

After the pandemic ravaged global economies and markets, it is no surprise that contract negotiations look different this year - delayed, drawn out or yet to begin.

The lockdowns enforced by national governments globally to combat the disease have meant that consumption of metal has gone down this year, leaving...

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