Price Briefing: November 30-December 6

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 07 December 2018

GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Lithium spot prices stable on slow spot market activity; focus on contract negotiations; Bullish iodine distributors raise offers to $28/kg but spot price holds firm for now; Chinese soda ash price rises, demand stronger before Chinese New Year; European, US antimony trioxide prices trend lower as year approaches end; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue prices in seven minerals markets

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 iodine spot market held firm this week, despite European distributors continuing to test...

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