GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Sluggish demand, ample stocks continues to weigh on Chinese market

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 17 May 2019

Chinese domestic lithium prices were stable week on week on Thursday May 16 due to slow demand and sufficient stocks at hand, Fastmarkets learned.

China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices were unchanged. Technical and industrial grade lithium carbonate prices consolidated increases a week ago. Rest-of-world prices were flat on slow demand and ample stocks.
China’s spot battery-grade lithium carbonate market remained steady this week. Producers continue to attempt to increase prices but consumers...

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