Price Briefing: July 13-19
Published: Friday, 20 July 2018
GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Battle over market share triggers price war; PRICING NOTICE: Extension of consultation period on proposal to discontinue fluorspar prices; China’s magnesia export prices steady but domestic prices soften; Chinese soda ash price edges down on oversupply; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of kaolin pricing; factors converge to depress ilmenite import price in China
A battle over market share in China has
triggered a price war, pushing domestic spot battery-grade
lithium carbonate prices further down on Thursday July 19,
while battery-grade lithium hydroxide prices also drifted with
other global markets fairly stable.
The prices of China’s magnesia exports were
stable this week because of quiet...