GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese lithium prices stable ahead of year-end; other regional markets flat

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 28 December 2018

Chinese domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate prices were stable in the week ended Thursday December 27, with buyers in no hurry to make any purchases ahead of the New Year holiday. Lithium hydroxide prices in the country were similarly unchanged because consumers had no immediate need to restock.

Battery-grade lithium carbonate prices unchanged amid holiday lull.Lithium hydroxide prices flat due to inactive market.Industrial-grade carbonate market steady.Asian seaborne carbonate prices stable.European, US prices unchanged, participants absent for seasonal holidays.In China, the spot battery-grade lithium carbonate market was steady this past week, with producers insisting on current price levels, while...

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