Global lithium contracts adjust; the struggle to source lithium carbonate persists

By Martim Facada
Published: Monday, 05 February 2018

Lithium compound contracts reacted to producers' prioritization of battery sector demand while consumers struggle to source additional volumes of lithium carbonate.

Lithium contract prices in several global locations have seen a small adjustment in the first month of 2018 while lithium consumers have struggled to source lithium compounds.

Last year ended during an intense period of contract negotiations, which concluded with a 10-20% quarterly rise in global lithium carbonate (Li2CO3) contract...

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