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Lithium carbonate import price hits record in China

By Albert Li
Published: Monday, 05 June 2017

Demand for lithium carbonate is surging in China, as latest trade statistics point to a sharp uptrend import prices of the commodity.

China imported 2,474 tonnes of lithium carbonate in April, up 33% year-on-year and 20% month-on-month, while the average import price reached an historical record at $11,552.66/tonne for the month, surging 63% y-o-y and 3% m-o-m.

Of all volumes imported into China, Chile...

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