Lithium production expansion plans unable to ease spot prices

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 09 February 2018

Plans to expand lithium production have been unable to ease lithium spot prices outside of China, while the Chinese market decelerates ahead of the Lunar New Year.

Global lithium spot prices* have been unaffected by recent news of Sociedad de Quimica y Minera SA's (SQM) ability to increase production by 2025, after being highly discussed by lithium producers and consumers in past weeks.

The recent agreement reached between Chilean Economic Development Agency Corfo and SQM enables SQM to...

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