Benchmark Mineral Intelligence briefs The White House on creating a powerhouse US electric vehicle industry 

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Benchmark Minerals) has briefed The White House on developing a domestic electric vehicle (EV) industry and supply chain for the 21st Century.

While details of the discussion cannot be disclosed, Benchmark Minerals can release the following slides from the briefing which took place on Wednesday 30 October in Washington DC.

The briefing by Managing Director, Simon Moores, and Principal Consultant, Vivas Kumar, was titled:

“Building a lithium ion battery to electric vehicle supply chain in the US: turning an extreme economic threat into a powerhouse 21st Century industry.”

Slides from the presentation can be viewed below:

The Benchmark Minerals Summit 2020 | USA

Benchmark Minerals will once again host a summit for industry and government in Washington DC on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 May 2020 at The W Hotel.

Tickets for the event are restricted however you can apply here.

The meeting will explore opportunities across the supply chain including:

  • Domestic Raw Material Supply (lithium, graphite, cobalt, nickel)
  • Building more battery megafactories in the USA: the path to 1TWh
  • EV supply chain localisation strategies and pricing in contracts
  • Understanding The Rare Earths Threat

About Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Benchmark Minerals) is the world’s leading voice and most trusted provider of prices, data and advisory services in the lithium ion battery and electric vehicle (EV) supply chain.

Benchmark Minerals, a Price Report Agency (PRA), is globally known for setting the IOSCO-compliant, lithium reference price which is relied upon to negotiate contracts between lithium extraction operators, cathode manufacturers, battery cell producers and automotive OEMs.

The Company also produces regular price assessments on cobalt chemicals and graphite anode and also tracks lithium ion battery megafactory capacity build out.
Benchmark Minerals also provides Forecasting & Consultancy services that are relied upon by a wide range of customers, from governments, electronics manufacturers, EV makers, battery cell producers, and mining companies.

Premium Quarterly Forecast reports are provided for the lithium, cobalt and graphite industries, including cost curves and a fully linked supply and demand model allowing easy scenario analysis.

Our single-client advisory services provide actionable and implementable recommendations in the form of supply chain workshops, lenders market reports and input to feasibility studies.

To complement its publishing activities, the company has created the industry’s leading platform to discuss the subject – The Benchmark World Tour.

Benchmark Minerals also hosts an industry gathering for the lithium ion supply chain in Q4 of each year. Benchmark Minerals Week consists of two main conferences, Graphite & Anodes and Cathodes, and is the world’s meeting place to negotiate deals and network.

Benchmark Minerals’ data, insight, and understanding of the subject is unrivalled, as witnessed by repeat testimony to the US Senate in 2017 and 2019. In addition, Benchmark Minerals has been invited to give guest lectures at the University of Oxford, Stanford University, and the Royal Institution of Great Britain.

The EV and battery cell supply chain is the sole focus and speciality of Benchmark Mineral Intelligence.

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