#Australia is the new frontier for battery minerals

#Australia is blessed with the stuff. For more than a quarter of a century it has not had a recession, thanks largely to #Chinese demand for its raw materials. It is only a few years since the end of one such China-led boom, in base metals such as iron ore. A new speculative flurry has started in minerals such as #Lithium, #Cobalt and #Nickel to feed another #China-related craze—making batteries for #lectricVehicles (#EVs).

Read more at: https://www.economist.com/news/business/21731676-chinas-electric-vehicle-industry-piling-are-speculators-australia-new-frontier

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