GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese battery-grade lithium prices softer on thin buying activity

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
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. European and...

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