GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade hydroxide price decline accelerates in stagnant market

By Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 29 June 2018

China’s domestic spot battery-grade lithium hydroxide prices fell further on Thursday June 28 on a negative short-term outlook due to sporadic buying and while carbonate prices were unchanged this week, they were still under pressure with downstream buyers starting to receive lower offers.

Lithium hydroxide prices continue to fall on negative sentiment. Lithium carbonate prices still under downtrend pressure but were stable week on week. Downstream consumers received lower offers and were cautious about market direction in response to uncertainties on prices. Lower prices for battery-grade and industrial-grade carbonate materials from Qinghai keep the downward pressure...

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