GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese battery-grade lithium hydroxide price softens on agressive offers
Published: Friday, 22 February 2019
The domestic Chinese battery-grade lithium hydroxide spot price fell by more than 3% in the week to Thursday February 21 although the carbonate assessment held firm – a pattern that was reversed in the seaborne market, where the carbonate price dropped week on week and the hydroxide price was steady.
Offers for battery-grade lithium hydroxide in China were
lower week on week, bringing the Fastmarkets assessment
down. Micronized battery-grade lithium hydroxide material
traded at a premium in China. Technical and industrial
grade lithium carbonate prices softened in China and further
falls are expected.Seaborne cif China, Japan & Korean
battery grade lithium carbonate...