Spodumene set for 2011 hike as China jumps demand

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Published: Wednesday, 03 November 2010

Chinese buying for lithium convertors buoys demand as price hikes put forward

Prices for glass and concentrate grades of spodumene, a hard-rock lithium source, look set to rise in 2011 as demand from Chinese lithium mineral convertors continues to grow.  

 

In the first half of 2010 alone, Australian exports of spodumene to China reached almost 95,000 tonnes, as demand recovered...

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