Lithium industry prepares to talk 2017 contracts
Published: Thursday, 11 August 2016
As lithium producers and consumers are readying themselves for 2017 annual contract negotiations, the Chinese lithium spot price has again dropped towards levels seen on quarterly deals.
Lithium players are beginning to look
ahead in earnest to talks over 2017 annual contract deals, with
some sellers already entering into preliminary negotiations
with new buyers, IM heard this week.
While formal talks will generally not begin until Q4,
operators will start to come together next month to