Lithium offer prices higher than anticipated: buyers
Published: Friday, 21 October 2016
Initial offers from China have exceeded buyer expectations, although South American producers are said to still be holding off on making price proposals. Suppliers, meanwhile have expressed frustration at the “unrealistic” expectations of some buyers.
Buyers have expressed frustration with the
high price levels of initial offers made for 2017 lithium
While the spike in spot prices seen during 2016 has led to
speculation that the contract price will settle at higher
levels, offers reported during
IM’s latest market assessment
were higher than buyers had...