Benchmark forecasts ongoing lithium market tightness

THE lithium market is expected to remain tight in the medium-term, with large Chinese chemical converters locking up large volumes of supply, while uncertainty surrounds the development projects in Chile, according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence.

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Lithium miners SQM and Albermarle have both had issues getting lithium brine projects going on Chile's Salar de Atacama

Benchmark managing director Simon Moores told a press briefing recent price stabilisation made it evident there were still strong supply-demand fundamentals at work in the lithium space. The fal...