Financial Times: China Seeking to Control Lithium Supply Chain

RWR’s Johan van de Ven comments on China’s efforts to secure raw materials with overseas investments in a Financial Times article of February 24, 2018 by Charles Clover.  The article details the global competition from electric vehicle manufacturers to lock-in the necessary lithium and other materials critical to battery manufacturing to shore up their supply Chain.  The Financial Times also leverages RWR’s data showing “more than $1bn in transactions for lithium mines by Chinese companies” over the past several years.