FASTMARKETS European conference round-up
In September we were lucky enough to attend the FASTMARKETS European Battery Raw Materials Conference in Barcelona. There was an interesting mix of participants ranging from battery raw materials developers, marketing teams from producers, procurement teams from OEMs, providers of financial solutions, and financial investors. Conspicuous by their absence were European governments and the EU. A number of factors jumped out at us from the conference: • The difficulty for producers and developers of doing business in the EU. As we noted in the lead article in last month’s issue, it takes a long time and jumping through many hoops...