GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese battery-grade lithium prices softer on thin buying activity
Published: Friday, 15 March 2019
Chinese domestic battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices edged down this week in a quiet market, while the seaborne lithium carbonate assessment dropped by 3.8% on material offered at lower levels from China and South America.
Battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices
weakened on thin buying activity.China’s
micronized battery-grade lithium hydroxide continues to trade
at a premium over standard grade.Lower offer prices combined
with a slow market to bring the battery-grade lithium carbonate
price cif China, Japan & Korea down on a weekly comparison.