Lithium carbonate prices jump on proposed ICE ban in China

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 15 September 2017

Plans to ban internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in China alongside a lack of lithium availability has pushed the lithium carbonate prices further up in China.

The lithium carbonate (Li2CO3) spot market in China has risen above the lithium hydroxide (LiOH) price level this week as it emerged that China is working towards banning all petrol and diesel cars domestically.

Early this week, Xin Guobin the Chinese vice-minister of industry and information technology, told in a...

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