Chinese lithium carbonate import volumes, export prices pick-up mid-summer

By Martim Facada
Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

Chinese lithium carbonate import volumes and export prices increased mid-summer while lithium hydroxide exports also improved.

Chinese imports of lithium carbonate (Li2CO3) and exports of lithium hydroxide (LiOH) have been increasing since June-July 2017.

China remains a major importer of lithium carbonate and exporter of lithium hydroxide, characterized by a booming domestic market with room for a more active spot market.

China imported 22,222 tonnes of...

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