December 2019

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 27/12: Cobalt sulfate producers raise offers amid demand uptick

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their latest price moves.

Trade log December 2019: Cobalt sulfate

Trade log for cobalt sulfate in China including transactions, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log December 2019: Lithium

Trade log for battery-grade lithium carbonate in China including trades, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

CHINA COBALT SNAPSHOT: Sulfate prices rebound amid demand uptick

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing session in China on Wednesday December 25.

Katanga to buy land rights from Gécamines

Katanga Mining subsidiary Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) will buy land rights from La Générale des Carrières et des Mines (Gécamines) covering areas next to KCC’s existing mining concessions.

Trade log December 2019: Ferro-vanadium, V2O5

The latest ferro-vanadium and vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) transactions, bids, offers and assessments in Europe and China.

Trade log December 2019: Cobalt

Cobalt trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets. Unless otherwise stated, all prices are per lb on an in-warehouse (in-whs) basis. Delivered prices are netted back.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 20/12: Lithium sellers cut offers to boost year-end sales

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their latest price moves.

Cobalt prices diverge amid fresh alloy-grade metal inquiries

Spot market prices for alloy-grade and standard-grade cobalt diverged in the first half of the week.

Auto OEMs looking for more price visibility in lithium, Albemarle says

Consumers of batteries are seeking more price transparency in the lithium market, Albemarle said, while predicting the market will move to undersupply by the middle of the next decade.