GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Lithium spot prices stable on slow spot market activity; focus on contract negotiations

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 07 December 2018

Domestic Chinese and cif Asia battery-grade lithium prices were stable week on week on Thursday December 6 after consumers continued to hold back on purchases on sufficient stocks and while negotiating next year’s contract prices.

The Chinese battery-grade lithium carbonate price was unchanged on thin trading activity. Battery-grade lithium hydroxide market stabilized after falling the previous week. Technical and industrial-grade carbonate prices remain firm due to reduced production in the Qinghai region. Rest of the world prices remained unchanged week on week on limited spot orders amid 2019...

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