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The Fastmarkets team consistently monitors market shifts to provide timely, accurate and valuable insights. Read on as Fastmarkets delves into a monthly market update, focusing on the dynamic and fast-evolving sector of battery raw materials.
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Asian spot copper premiums rose in the week ended Tuesday July 23, with premiums imported into China increasing on improved arbitrage terms. In the US market, supply failed to keep up with strong demand while in Europe participants were mostly off for the summer holidays

In the fourth episode of Fastmarkets critical minerals podcast Fast Forward, Freeport-McMoRan CEO and president Kathleen Quirk tells host Andrea Hotter why there’s a preference to build and not build new supplies of copper right now

Germany’s steel industry will be one of the country’s main consumers of imported hydrogen in the next two decades, according to the hydrogen import strategy approved by the country’s Federal Cabinet on Wednesday July 24

New Cerrado project is set to add 1.1 million tonnes of global BHK capacity in second half of 2024

Demand for primary aluminium from the green transition remains a “brighter spot” for consumption amid an otherwise challenging downstream demand outlook, Eivind Kallevik, Norsk Hydro’s chief executive officer and president, told Fastmarkets in an exclusive interview on Tuesday July 23

Persistently high import volumes of lithium carbonate into China have intensified oversupply in the country’s domestic market for the material at a time when demand remains weak, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday July 23

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