2023 Critical Minerals: Developing Price Transparency

As global pressures surrounding the energy transition continue to grow, so too does the demand for critical minerals. The industry must turn its attention to accelerating the delivery of metal to market, or risk experiencing structural supply deficits that threaten the world’s ability to combat climate change. This report digs deep into the complexities of the current market mechanisms underpinning the critical minerals industry. It examines the ways in which the evolution of pricing mechanisms can encourage investment, as well as who and what will drive transparency.


  • Introduction
  • Dealing with complexity
  • The role of long-term contracts
  • Geopolitical complexities affecting transparency
  • The knowledge gaps
  • Encouraging price transparency
  • A critical minerals marketplace
  • The benefits of a marketplace
  • Criteria for a successful marketplace
  • Conclusion
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