Spodumene/lithium demand slides

Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Demand for lithium minerals weakens as financial crisis impacts consuming markets

Demand for spodumene, a key lithium mineral, has softened over the past month as the current global economic crisis impacts demand from principal end markets including lithium chemicals, glass, ceramics and traditional metallurgical applications. 


Producers remain optimistic that the development of new product applications and the expansion of...

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