The Changing Landscape for Base and Battery Metals

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  • 25 mins 05 secs

Learning: Unstructured

The growing energy crisis in Europe has forced some aluminum smelters to shut down. Research suggests the increased global demand for copper could have supply peaking in 2024. Meanwhile, electric vehicle makers are seeking new sources of cobalt and lithium in order to meet surging demand. These and other factors have resulted in new challenges for the base and battery metals industries. CME Group’s expert panel will examine the emerging economic risks, the factors affecting supply, and what it all means for global metals markets. Topics will include:
  • Global supply chain bottlenecks and their effect on copper
  • The role Europe’s power issues could have on aluminum supply
  • The competition for metals among EV makers
  • China’s economic growth, and what it means for base metals supply
  • A closer look at copper and aluminum market volatility, and how traders are responding

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