Tsingshan’s announcement of a disruptive technology converting nickel ore into nickel sulphate—-precursor for electric vehicle battery—-via matte has largely been considered responsible for recent correction of nickel price from as high as US$19,689 on February 22 to as low as US$15,907 per ton on March 9. While the technology will likely change the supply side of nickel sulphate, question remains as to whether it will be fast enough to cope with the growing demand side.To subscribe please click here