IN FIGURES: China’s battery raw materials imports, July 2021

A summary of China’s battery raw materials imports for July 2021, according to the latest Chinese customs data released on Friday August 20.

In brief Imports of cobalt rose month on month despite unappealing import profits in June and July. A trader source told Fastmarkets that some cobalt arriving in a Chinese bonded warehouse in July was immediately exported again, meaning the actual amount circulated in the domestic Chinese market was likely less than import figures showed. Imports of lithium carbonate dropped, both on a monthly and a yearly basis, as a result of...

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Susan Zou

Sybil Pan

Yingchi Yang

Zihao Li

August 23, 2021

12:38 GMT

Shanghai