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As the war in Ukraine continues, many are turning to electric vehicles as a solution to price surges amid the rise in sanctions against Russia. This push for EVs, however, comes with its own set of challenges as metal prices skyrocket and battery supply chains face pressure from the invasion.
As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues, the metals industry is feeling the effects. Prices for metals have risen sharply amid high demand and supply chain issues, along with imposed sanctions against Russia.
With a full scale invasion of Ukraine now under way, stock markets, global trade, energy markets, and commodities markets are all registering the impact of a new geo-political reality.
As some analysts see storm clouds on the horizon following the COVID-19 crisis, the danger of deteriorating economic and credit fundamentals looms. After an unprecedented era of easy credit, what will be the impact when the cycle turns?