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Benchmark begins public consultation on moving China domestic lithium price assessments to twice monthly

  • Liquidity in the Chinese domestic lithium market has increased in recent months, seeing more frequent transactions and greater volumes compared to other global regions
  • Benchmark proposes to move three of its price assessments to bi-monthly frequency; increased liquidity has produced more data points and facilitated more regular assessments within the
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Freyr looks to Glencore’s cobalt cut cathode for its battery needs

29 January 2021 saw Norwegian battery start up Freyr announce plans to list on the NYSE via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) as part of a business combination agreement with Alussa Energy Acquisition Corp. (Alussa) at a valuation of $1.4bn.

The deal included a number of strategic investment partners, … Read more

Benchmark lithium prices rise over 40% in January 2021 as LFP electric vehicle demand goes back to the future

Lithium carbonate prices have increased by over 40% within China in January 2021 on the back of continued surging lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery demand, the newest assessment from Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Benchmark) shows.

The midpoint, prevailing transacted price of the Benchmark Lithium Carbonate, Technical Grade, EXW China, ≥99.0% Li2CO3Read more