GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate prices strengthen

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 26 October 2018

China’s domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate prices have started to move up this week after continuous price decreases since November 2017 due to reduced production from Qinghai, stronger industrial-grade lithium carbonate prices and lower stocks of lithium compounds.

China’s battery-grade lithium hydroxide prices held steady on quiet demand, while prices for the rest of the world went down.
Most producers increased battery-grade lithium carbonate prices on higher industrial-grade carbonate prices and reduced stocks. The price of industrial-grade carbonate material increased in the Qinghai region due to fewer stocks.Lithium hydroxide...

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