GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese producers raise battery-grade lithium carbonate offer prices; seaborne markets quiet

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 19 October 2018

Chinese domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate offering prices increased in the week to Thursday October 18, supported on falling producer stocks, but reported concluded deals remained within Fastmarkets’ current price ranges.

Chinese lithium carbonate producers increased offer prices, citing reduced inventory.Domestic lithium hydroxide prices held week on week on low demand.Asian cif China, Japan & Korean market prices were unchanged at current levels.Battery-grade lithium hydroxide prices in Europe and the United States softened. The Chinese spot battery-grade lithium carbonate price stopped sliding this week after most producers...

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