GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Cheaper material offered weighs on Chinese battery-grade carbonate, hydroxide prices

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

Lower-cost material availability alongside persistently low consumption pushed down battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices ex-works China on Thursday June 7, while prices in the rest of the world were steady week on week.

Battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices soften in ChinaContinued deceleration in consumption alongside cheaper material available in the market remain the two major factors behind the falling pricesSeaborne lithium compound market subdued, with producers resisting consumer calls for lower pricesEuropean, US prices unchanged, with most consumers well-supplied on long contracts...

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