Demand is growing for electric vehicle batteries – and the metals used to make them. Photo: AFP Demand is growing for electric vehicle batteries – and the metals used to make them. Photo: AFP
Demand is growing for electric vehicle batteries – and the metals used to make them. Photo: AFP
Africa

Why China is making a big play for Congolese cobalt – and other critical minerals

  • A number of Chinese companies have interests in DRC operations mining primary commodities for electric vehicle batteries
  • The US needs to rethink supply chains if it is to be competitive in the future green economy, analyst says

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Demand is growing for electric vehicle batteries – and the metals used to make them. Photo: AFP Demand is growing for electric vehicle batteries – and the metals used to make them. Photo: AFP
Demand is growing for electric vehicle batteries – and the metals used to make them. Photo: AFP
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