SQM signs lithium supply deal with Ford

SQM signs lithium supply deal with Ford

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Chilean chemical and mining group Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM) said it signed an agreement with US carmaker Ford to supply battery-grade lithium for electric cars. Under the deal, SQM will provide lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide for the production for electric vehicle (EV) batteries, the group said in a statement. It described the agreement as long-term but did not disclose details on volumes, values or other terms. SQM said the agreement will likely help Ford vehicles qualify for con

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