FOCUS: 2020 cobalt negotiations get head-start post-Mutanda closure news

Discussions and negotiations for cobalt supply in 2020 quickly got under way after Glencore announced it will close its Mutanda mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the end of the year.

The action to take 25,000 tonnes per year of cobalt (contained in hydroxide) out of the market has fundamentally changed the supply picture for next year. Prices for cobalt metal,...


Charlotte Radford

Susan Zou

September 30, 2019

12:05 GMT

Shanghai, London