Spodumene/lithium demand slides
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2009
Demand for lithium minerals weakens as financial crisis impacts consuming markets
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...