Record lithium prices in China support spodumene market

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 29 September 2017

Australian lithium spodumene market negotiations heats up as Chinese lithium carbonate prices reach new highs due to a scarcity of lithium carbonate in the global market.

Spodumene producers in Australia told IM that high lithium carbonate prices are the key drivers for continuing their mining operations and output expansions. 

The Australian producers have been ramping up production amid strong prices and offtake agreements have been renewed over the course of 2017 at higher...

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