Lithium in Europe
On a global basis, China is the largest consumer of lithium with approximately 40% consumption in 2015.
Europe is the second largest with 21%, followed by Japan and South Korea.
European lithium market facts
Apart from small Iberian production for local ceramics/glass use, the EU has no internal lithium supply
EU is a major importer of lithium consuming 21% of global market (second only to China)
Lithium processing sites from imported material in several EU countries
A number of lithium battery projects have been announced in Europe which will considerably increase European lithium demand
Why European Lithium?
100% owned, high grade project with mining licence awarded
Substantial work performed by previous owners
Opportunity to fast track development to meet EU and global demand
Close to largest lithium import markets in EU – Germany, Belgium, France, Italy and Spain and the coming battery projects in Hungary, Germany, Sweden and the UK