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Majors slow off the mark in Li response

Asian lithium-ion battery producers are increasingly investing in junior exploration companies to ensure access to a key raw material in the face of the sluggish response of traditional suppliers to the explosion in lithium demand.

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Albemarle is one of a handful of major lithium suppliers that have dropped the ball in bringing on new supply

With lithium-ion batteries powering everything from cellphone and laptops, to the emerging electric vehicle (EV) market, the tardy response of the long-standing oligopoly of four producers has seen a