Price Briefing: June 21 - 28

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 29 June 2018

GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade hydroxide price decline accelerates in stagnant market; Robust demand from EU refractories producers supports graphite prices; Haicheng govt redoubles efforts to unify fragmented magnesia sector; prices steady this week; European acidspar market tightness pushes buyers to China; prices firm there; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to launch dried and bagged foundry chromite price, amend two prices

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.

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