US lithium producer Albemarle eyes acquisitions in China

By Sofia Okun
Published: Friday, 06 August 2021

Global lithium producer Albemarle, which is listed in the United States, is looking to acquire lithium conversion facilities in China, chief executive officer Kent Masters said during a conference call on Thursday August 5.

"We do look for acquisitions of conversion capacity, but it’s a challenge just to find the assets that we want and that are for sale," Masters said, answering a question about potential investments in the lithium space in China.

Albemarle’s "next wave of investments is focused on China," he...

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