In the cyclical markets we live in the question always begs, what’s next?
The end of 2015 and throughout 2016 was very much the year of lithium. Due to the evolution of the lithium ion battery sector, we saw the biggest price rises the industry has ever seen with hydroxide grades seeing more than a four-times increase in this period.
There is little doubt speciality minerals are now firmly in the limelight and the investment community especially is asking: where will focus turn for 2017? While the lithium story is here to stay, eyes must be also be . . .