Lithium

How the lithium market is helping shape a greener future

The next decade is critical to the success of the lithium market with increasing and sustained demand coming from the global new energy markets. Growth in electric vehicles continues to drive lithium demand, but this rapid growth is testing the market’s ability to expand supply.

Current and future market participants need a clear and robust understanding of the factors at play to enable decision-making guided by their strategies and the evolution of the market. Our experts are embedded in this market, providing price data and market intelligence to help you make sense of today and tomorrow. Stay informed through our news, forecasting and analysis.

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Peter Hannah, senior price development manager at Fastmarkets, discusses key pricing trends in the lithium market and gives his advice for those navigating this volatile time
Australia-based spodumene miner Pilbara Minerals has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with technology start-up Calix for the development of a demonstration plant to refine spodumene into midstream lithium salts
Access the replay and read the five key takeaways from our recent webinar ‘Addressing risks in the European and US battery and EV markets’
Despite high lithium prices and supply chain issues, EV uptake in the UK and demand for lithium-based EV batteries continues to increase
Muthu Krishna, battery cost modeller at Fastmarkets, discusses the impact of high battery raw material prices and the increasing popularity of LFP
Global lithium prices have been largely on the rise over the past year, boosted by the global transition to a new generation of energy markets, but new resources could ease pressure on supply and demand
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Asia’s large investments in infrastructure will undoubtedly lead to a further increase in energy storage capacity and electric vehicle demand globally. The continent remains in a dominant position in the battery raw materials market, but pressure to create shorter, more sustainable supply chains could impact global and regional dynamics. The Asian Battery Materials Conference is your opportunity to learn more about the challenges affecting the supply chain and the opportunities to improve its efficiencies. You’ll also get to hear about the latest battery chemistry innovations and developments in sustainable material extraction. This conference gives you the chance to connect and network with hundreds of peers while also accessing all the crucial updates within this rapidly evolving market all under one roof in Singapore. Don’t miss out!
The Fastmarkets Lithium Supply and Battery Raw Materials Americas annual event is the largest global forum for lithium and battery raw materials.
Fastmarkets European Battery Raw Materials Conference gives you a front-row seat to access insights and analysis of the battery raw materials market from the leaders and innovators shaping the industry. With the battery raw materials industry facing pressure from growth trajectories and price volatility, as well as regulatory and supply chain challenges, it’s even more important to come together under one roof to discuss what’s ahead. Whether you’re looking to network with peers to build and strengthen your business relationships, or want to learn more about the headwinds and tailwinds facing the electric vehicle and energy storage system markets, this conference has you covered.
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