Short-Term Forecasts

Understand the demands of today and plan for tomorrow

The Fastmarkets NewGen Short-Term Forecasts provide clients with clarity and context on the market dynamics of today and up to 2-years, so they can get in front of trends to guide short-term planning. Minimize time spent searching, auditing and evaluating information with instant access to a wide range of market analysis expertly curated to give you a deeper understanding and insight into these markets for better planning and pricing negotiations.

Short-Term Forecasts include:

  • Independent analysis of supply and demand fundamentals for lithium, nickel, cobalt, manganese and graphite
  • 2-year price forecasts for lithium carbonate and hydroxide domestic China and seaborne Asian prices
  • 2-year price forecast for Fastmarkets MB cobalt standard grade benchmark price
  • Analysis of pricing mechanisms including spot, contract and formula-based spodumene prices
  • Analysis of the silicon market and its use in ferro-silicon
  • Market dynamics and sentiment for electric vehicle (EV) market, including regional developments and EV take-up by region
  • Monthly updated reports and access to our expert analysts
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