Cobalt market on alert after reports of blocked border due to Ebola

Concern is growing in the cobalt market that African border controls, as a result of the spread of Ebola, may restrict movement of some cobalt and copper coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Border issues have been reported on at least one route that is used by copper and cobalt transporters from the DRC.

“This is definitely happening on the Botswana/Zambia border,” a source...


Fleur Ritzema

August 28, 2014

13:18 GMT