This table shows the fluctuating returns for various commodities over the past decade, from energy fuels to industrial and precious metals.
Battery metal prices have surged over the last year, with one tonne of lithium now worth over $75,000.
Electric vehicles can have 6 times more minerals than a combustion vehicle and be on average 340 kg heavier.
Electric vehicle batteries harness the properties of raw materials to power vehicles. Here are the top 25 nations supplying raw materials for EV batteries.