Sector Expert: Daniela Desormeaux

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Daniela Desormeaux is an economist and an expert in industrial chemicals and natural resources. Prior to starting with signumBox, she was strategic marketing manager at SQM, where she was responsible for market intelligence on lithium, iodine and other industrial chemicals.



Recent Interviews

Hedge Against Short-Term Cycles with Lithium: Daniela Desormeaux (2/10/15)
Lithium piles

Lithium is for long-term investors, says Daniela Desormeaux, founder of signumBOX. Its future will be driven by soaring demand for batteries for electric vehicles and electronics. In this interview with The Mining Report, Desormeaux notes that lithium is less dependent on short-term economic cycles than commodities like oil and copper, and says demand for lithium will grow faster than the global economy. The entry of new players to the market is making what was an oligopoly more diverse and competitive, and she highlights some of the exciting projects being developed.

Survival Strategies in the Atacama Desert: Chilean Lithium Miners Manage by Playing the Regs (5/20/14)

Lithium is an essential component of batteries for small electronics and large electric vehicles as well as for materials for the housing and construction industry. In this interview with The Mining Report, economist Daniela Desormeaux, founder of signumBOX and widely quoted expert on industrial chemicals, shines a light on the lithium industry for investors looking for a new opportunity.

Lithium Demand Will Spike: Daniela Desormeaux (6/28/12)

Consumer demand for iPads and smart phones is on the rise, and electric vehicle sales could jumpstart in the near future. Pinpointing production spikes is no simple task, but Economist Daniela Desormeaux of market intelligence company signumBox has plotted some important points in lithium's demand timeline. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Desormeaux highlights growth areas in the industry and explains why small-cap lithium producers will have room to compete with the big boys.

Recent Quotes

"GXY has sold its Jiangsu lithium plant for $230M to focus on its Argentina and Australia projects."

The Mining Report Interview with Daniela Desormeaux (2/10/15)
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"NMX's focus on lithium hydroxide offers a very interesting opportunity."

The Mining Report Interview with Daniela Desormeaux (2/10/15)
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"NMX is among our three best mineral projects."

The Energy Report Interview with Daniela Desormeaux (5/20/14)
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"NMX has one of the highest project rankings by our methodology."

The Energy Report Interview with Daniela Desormeaux (1/26/12)
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"I think that RM can be a player in the lithium industry."

The Energy Report Interview with Daniela Desormeaux (1/26/12)
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"LI has really good prospects for the future."

The Energy Report Interview with Daniela Desormeaux (1/26/12)
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"LIEG's Salar de Maricunga is the second-best salar and the company has a strategic partner."

The Energy Report Interview with Daniela Desormeaux (1/26/12)
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"TLH is performing a very aggressive expansion plan."

The Energy Report Interview with Daniela Desormeaux (1/26/12)
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