Rising lithium carbonate prices to catch up with hydroxide
Published: Friday, 01 September 2017
Lithium carbonate supply remains tight as persisting strong demand in the spot markets have pushed prices upwards. Lithium carbonate prices are catching up with hydroxide, which is historically more expensive.
Rising lithium carbonate (Li2CO3) spot prices due to supply
tightness have pushed the battery mineral’s value
to near parity with the historically more expensive hydroxide.
Lithium carbonate is widely used in Li-ion batteries and the
demand for the mineral outstripped consumption volume of
lithium hydroxide. Lithium hydroxide prices...