IN FIGURES: China’s battery raw materials imports in November 2020

A summary of China’s battery raw materials imports for November 2020.

In brief

China’s imports of cobalt intermediates dropped on a monthly basis, but still sat at a relatively high level for the year. Import appetite has been strong since the second quarter, with a majority of smelters operating with low inventories of feedstock following persistent supply disruptions since April. China’s imports of cobalt metal also fell in November compared with October when inbound shipments of the blue metal hit a historical high....

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Susan Zou

Carrie Shi

Sybil Pan

Sally Zhang

December 29, 2020

09:27 GMT

Shanghai