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Transparency in a new generation of energy markets

The battery materials market is experiencing seismic change. This change brings fresh challenges for market participants who are planning through long periods of volatility and uncertainty. Fastmarkets NewGen offers a more comprehensive view of battery materials markets’ past, present and future than ever before. Our range of products brings you the price data, forecasts and outlooks you need to find strategic advantage in this exciting but challenging market.

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What’s happening in the new generation of energy markets?

Demand for green, clean energy and the drive towards net-zero are transforming commodity markets. Our forecasts, analysis and insights will keep you informed on the key forces of change and their impact on price.

Fastmarkets amends the frequency of its spodumene min 6% Li2O, spot price, cif China from Wednesday December 6.

The Fastmarkets Battery Cost Index provides a monthly modelled-cost tracker for various NCM and LFP cells across different countries

The US Department of Treasury has released its definition of a Foreign Entity of Concern (FEOC) for the purposes of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) – and there are big implications for nickel.

Black mass payables dropped during the week to Wednesday November 29 with insufficient demand for the shredded, sorted lithium-ion battery packs in key buying markets restricting trade.

Spot lithium prices in China further extended losses over the week to Thursday November 30, depressed by continuous weakness in the futures market and tepid spot demand

Some cathode makers have been switching back to lower-nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) from high-nickel NCM cathodes to reduce costs and encourage consumers amid slowing demand for electric vehicles (EVs), Fastmarkets understands

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Fastmarkets NewGen products give market participants and investors the transparency and clarity to make critical and strategic business decisions.

Trade on market-reflective prices

Access critical short- and long-term forecasts in a new generation of energy markets

Enable risk management using futures contracts

Gain a competitive edge in the emerging battery recycling market

Providing greater transparency into the cost of key Li-ion cell components

Fastmarkets’ energy events give you a front-row seat to one of the most dynamic and critical markets in today’s economy as we make the strategic transition to a low-carbon economy.

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    Upcoming events
    Fastmarkets China Battery Raw Materials
    Fastmarkets China Battery Raw Materials Conference 2023

    December 6-7, 2023 | Shanghai, China
    Join key organizations from China and around the world to explore partnership opportunities. Dig into the latest battery chemistries, innovations and impact of legislation on the industry.

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    Fastmarkets Asian Battery Raw Materials Conference 2024

    April 22-23, 2024 | Seoul, South Korea
    Meet the battery manufacturers and key mid and downstream players in Seoul. Gain access to a different part of the market, and understand how technological innovations and policy updates are impacting their planning.

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    Fastmarkets Lithium Supply and Battery Raw Materials 2024

    June 24-27, 2024 | Las Vegas, USA
    You won’t want to miss the global flagship event for the lithium market. Join 1,300+ attendees from across the global supply chain for a week of discussions, debate and deal-making.

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