GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese lithium carbonate prices firm on tight supply; hydroxide quotation dips on weak demand

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 14 December 2018

Chinese domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate prices moved up slightly on Thursday December 13 on reduced producer stocks near the end of the year whilst lithium hydroxide prices softened week on week on slow demand.

Lithium carbonate prices moved slightly up due to lower availability near the end of the year.Lithium hydroxide prices dropped on slow demand and lower offers from producers who are destocking for year-end.Chinese technical and industrial grade carbonate prices were unchanged.Rest-of-world battery-grade prices were stable. 
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