Lithium production has grown exponentially over the last few decades. Which countries produce the most lithium, and how how has this mix evolved?
A handful of materials are increasingly crucial for the next generation of emerging technologies. But as the data shows, the U.S. is heavily reliant on foreign...
Global lithium production has more than doubled since 2016. This chart visualizes 25 years of lithium production by country.
In just a decade, there will be the equivalent lithium-ion battery production capacity of 22 Tesla Gigafactories, with most of that being in China.
The fast-growing EV sector, along with rising demand for renewable energy sources, could be the spark that ignites an extended base metal boom.