GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate prices stable; year-end lull keeps ROW markets subdued
Published: Friday, 21 December 2018
Chinese domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate prices held steady this week with most producers still negotiating next year’s spodumene prices, prices in other regions were subdued in quiet end-of-year conditions.
Battery-grade lithium carbonate prices were steady at
year-end.Lithium hydroxide buyers cited sufficient spot supply
as the reason for staying out of the market.Industrial-grade
carbonate prices were rangebound at current levels in the
Qinghai region. Cif China, Japan and Korea market prices
stood still on low buying liquidity. Lithium prices
unchanged in Europe...