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Cobalt price surge to continue this year amid rising demand

The surge in the cobalt price, which increased by 119% in 2021, is expected to continue unabated this year, with cobalt supply increasingly unable to keep pace with demand, diversified mining major Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) CEO Benedikt Sobotka said in a statement on January 27. The global price of cobalt more than doubled last year, reaching its highest levels since 2018, he noted.

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