Chinese lithium carbonate spot prices remain world price driver

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 13 October 2017

European and US lithium carbonate and hydroxide spot prices rose this week led by higher prices in the Chinese market where consumers are reporting a lack of available material.

Lithium carbonate (min 99.0-99.5 Li2CO3) spot prices in China have risen this week sustained by strong battery production within the country and ongoing issues with material supply.

Lack of lithium carbonate (min 99.0-99.5 Li2CO3) availability in the spot market has been a major price driver in...

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