Delays in EV, energy-storage markets reduces demand for cobalt-containing cathodes – Umicore

Negative pressure arising from delays in the electric vehicle (EV) and energy storage markets have reduced the demand for Umicore’s cobalt cathodes materials, Umicore chief executive officer Marc Grynberg said during a conference call on Tuesday April 23.

The previous projections of 100,000 metric tonnes of cathode materials sales in 2019 and 175,000 metric tonnes of capacity by the end of 2021 are now more likely to be...


Ewa Manthey

April 23, 2019

14:05 GMT