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The coronavirus / Covid-19 global emergency is ramping up and is fundamentally changing the way people, business and industries operate.
Having to move all physical operations into a virtual space may appear to be temporary but will have a lasting impact on the centralisation versus decentralisation of operations.
It has … Read more
Expansions through the 2010s have seen Tianqi emerge as one of the world’s leading lithium producers, sitting alongside lithium’s top producers such Albemarle, SQM and Ganfeng Lithium. However, the company is now under significant financial pressure, which have forced the company to consider asset and equity sales.
The Australian Financial … Read more
Having signalled at the start of the year that it would not make further reductions to New Energy Vehicle (NEV) subsidies, it was confirmed by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang that China would extend NEV subsidies and certain tax exemptions for an additional 2 years as the country further adjusts … Read more
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has released its latest lithium ion battery to electric vehicle supply chain chart with new data that highlights the manganese weakness for the industry.
In 2019, we introduced a chart outlining the control that China exerted on the lithium ion battery to electric vehicle (EV) supply chain … Read more
The lithium ion battery industry is braced for a demand decline of 15-25% in 2020 following the evaporation of electric vehicle (EV) demand in the last month due to the coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence can confirm that Tier 1 cell producers in Asia are preparing for a … Read more
Amidst the ongoing global fallout from the coronavirus, Australia’s Pilbara Minerals have announced a five-year 75,000 tonnes per annum offtake agreement with Chinese Yibin Tianyi, a joint venture company backed by Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL).
The deal reflects Pilbara’s ongoing relationship with CATL, China’s only Tier One lithium ion battery … Read more
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence can confirm Toyota is planning to have 60GWh of lithium ion battery capacity by end-2025. This is enough battery cells to make just over 1 million electric vehicles (EV) with an average pack size of 55kWh.
Although the plan is in its early stages, it is a … Read more
The coronavirus pandemic is developing rapidly, with the fallout of the virus now affecting all aspects of the lithium ion supply chain to varying extents. The past week has seen a surge in cases in South America and both key lithium producers Chile and Argentina — responsible for 26% and … Read more