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Electric car market jumpstarts cobalt prices

The car industry needs the rare metal to make light and durable electric batteries

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The price per tonne of cobalt rose to US$82,000 on the London Metal Exchange in mid-February.

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COBALT is hitting historically high prices fuelled by the car industry, which needs the rare metal to make light and durable electric batteries.

The price per tonne of cobalt rose to US$82,000 on the London Metal Exchange (LME) in mid-February, its highest level since it...

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