GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Lunar New Year slowdown restricts price movements; seaborne markets anticipate further weakness
Published: Friday, 18 January 2019
China’s domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices were unchanged week on week on Thursday January 17 due to slow market activity ahead of Chinese New Year, while technical and Industrial grade lithium carbonate prices moved down slightly on supplier destocking.
Battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices held on
thin activity. Technical and industrial grade lithium
carbonate prices edged down. Rest of the world spot prices
sat unchanged week on week. Transportation of lithium
compounds to stop ahead of the Lunar New
Year. China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate
and hydroxide spot market prices were steady in...