China’s CATL, the world’s biggest maker of batteries for electric vehicles, is raising prices for its products by an unspecified amount to reflect higher raw material costs. The company expects carmakers to raise prices in tow.
Chinese smartphone shipments dropped more than 30% in February from a year earlier due to semiconductor shortages.
After quadrupling last year, prices for lithium are up nearly 95% since the start of 2022, with the global energy transition driving higher demand for the key battery component.
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The first of many expiring rounds of federal pandemic funding ends today, impacting mostly uninsured Americans and their ability to submit claims for viral testing and treatment. Yesterday, the White House renewed a push for Congressional approval for $22.5 billion in additional funding for pandemic programs.
New research suggests people infected with COVID-19 are 40% more likely than uninfected people to be diagnosed with diabetes after recovering.
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