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European, North American lithium spot markets up; Chinese spot market unchanged

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 13 April 2018

The European and North American lithium market's prices increased slightly this week on lithium carbonate tightness in the spot market, while the Chinese spot market remains unchanged due to thin buying activity.

Chinese lithium spot market prices remain unchanged this week as a result of thin buying activity, while some lithium suppliers were resistant to sell their material too cheap. 

Consequently, the spot price for battery-grade lithium carbonate (min 99.5% Li2CO3) remained at 145,000-150,000 yuan per tonne* ($23,093-23,890) on Thursday April...

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