Orocobre lithium production down by 36%, prices up

By Martim Facada
Published: Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Orocobre production was down in the September quarter, but higher average prices were achieved.

Argentina-based lithium producer Orocobre experienced a production decrease of 36% in the September quarter to 2,293 tonnes of lithium carbonate, compared with 3,596 tonnes in the previous quarter.

The two-week shutdown of the company's lithium carbonate production plant in September and seasonally lower evaporation rates were the two main factors...

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