GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate prices stable; year-end lull keeps ROW markets subdued

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
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...

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