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Four Key Trends in Battery Metals

Source: S&P Global Commodity Insights

Amid heightened demand for green technology, prices for critical minerals should be going up, up, up, right? In reality, prices have proven volatile.

Even as demand keeps rising, new supply sources are coming online, potentially driving down prices. In addition, geopolitical tensions between China and the U.S. add risks.

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