GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese battery-grade lithium carbonate prices extend downtrend

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 03 August 2018

China’s domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate prices continued dropping this week with most producers offering lower prices to boost sales, while battery-grade lithium hydroxide prices were static despite pressure for lower prices.

Lithium carbonate battery-grade spot prices continue downtrend due to lower offers and weak downstream demand.Lithium hydroxide battery-grade spot prices held unchanged despite downside pressure on prices.Prices for technical and industrial-grade lithium carbonate material, typically purified into battery-grade material, stable despite a push for lower prices. Spot markets in Europe and the...