Asian black mass payables expected to rise in coming months, sources say

Most market participants expected Asian spot payables for black mass, formed from recycled nickel cobalt manganese (NCM)-lithium-ion batteries, to rise over the next few months in line with firmer pricing across the battery raw materials complex, Fastmarkets heard on Wednesday May 31.

Black mass payables have endured a volatile month of pricing in May, with higher lithium prices raising black mass values earlier in the month, before a cooling of Chinese lithium...


Lee Allen

May 31, 2023

18:23 GMT