GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Battery-grade lithium carbonate prices dip on ample supply and lack of buyer interest

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 07 September 2018

Battery-grade lithium carbonate prices continued to slip in China this week, with no respite in the availability of cheap, locally produced units.

  • China lithium carbonate price edged down amid ample supply and limited spot demand
  • Optimistic producers outside China eye slowing production over winter months
  • Lithium hydroxide prices stabilized, but still vulnerable to downsides

Industrial Minerals’ battery-grade lithium carbonate index, ex-works China, fell to 82,747 yuan ($12,106) per tonne on Thursday September...

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