GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese lithium prices unchanged in quiet market, seaborne hydroxide prices fall

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 23 November 2018

China’s domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate price was steady this week due to slow market activity, with just small deals concluded; rest-of-world lithium hydroxide prices fell due to continued low demand.

Chinese battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices were unchanged week on week on thin spot market activity. Battery-grade lithium hydroxide prices in other global markets were softer on sluggish demand. Ongoing contract price negotiations kept global spot market activity slow. European battery-grade lithium carbonate price was unchanged. 
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