Price Briefing: November 2 - 8

By William Clarke
Published: Friday, 09 November 2018

Acidspar prices plateau other than in China; GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Upcoming contract price negotiations suspend global lithium prices; Calcined alumina prices rise as negotiations intensify; Graphite import prices into Europe fall on continued weak demand.

The lack of movement again in acidspar prices this week adds weight to the argument that markets have levelled off, although Chinese market participants reported further domestic prices continuing to rise.

Global lithium prices have stabilized ahead of 2019 contract price negotiations after 10 months of a downward price trajectory.

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