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Daniel Chen joined CRU’s Shanghai office in 2018. He focuses on pricing and market analysis around Cobalt, Lithium and Nickel. His works contribute to CRU’s Market Outlooks and Monitors.

Before joining CRU, Daniel previously served as China steel analyst at Grand Resources, a listed trading house; and before that he did an internship in Rome at the global trading business line, Enel. He also worked for Baosteel as an engineer.

He holds Master of Management from Fudan University and LUISS Guido Carli University, and a Bachelor of Mineral Processing Engineering from Northeastern University, China.

He is currently a CFA level III candidate.

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Global lithium demand to double by 2024

CRU forecasts that global demand for lithium will double by 2024 from today's levels.

By George Heppel, Daniel Chen, James Jeary, Charlie Durant & Rebecca Gordon 02 July 2019   
Topic: Technology Metals