Cobalt Prices Near Bottom

MetalBulletin reported that China’s cobalt market is sinking lower as producers cut production due to low prices and tight raw material supply.

As quoted in the market news:

While most major Chinese producers have long-term contracts for concentrate or intermediates for raw material supply, some are now buying cobalt chloride to save costs.

A major cobalt chemical producer stated:

Almost all of the companies that can only use cobalt concentrate for production have stopped output.

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Formation Metals Inc. (TSX:FCO,OTCQX:FMETF) primary asset, located in the mining friendly state of Idaho, is the 100% owned, Idaho Cobalt Project. The ICP is a unique, high grade, primary cobalt deposit which is comprised of the mine and mill site and the proposed refining facility, the Cobalt Production Facility, a stand-alone hydrometallurgical facility that will process the ICP Mine concentrates into cobalt sulfate, copper sulfate, copper concentrate, magnesium sulfate and gold. Connect with FCO to get their latest news instantly.

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