GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Seaborne Asian hydroxide price softens on buyer reticence; rest of world steady

Published: Friday, 31 May 2019

The cif China, Japan and Korea battery-grade lithium hydroxide price fell by 3.3% in the week to Thursday May 30 due to buyer reluctance at current prices, while the Chinese domestic lithium market held steady, with downstream consumers buying on a hand-to-mouth basis.

Seaborne Asian battery grade lithium hydroxide market softens on lower reported prices.Battery-grade lithium prices in China flat week on week.Rest of the world prices stable.
The seaborne Asian battery-grade lithium hydroxide price was the only assessment to fall in a week characterized by slow demand. Fastmarkets assessed the lithium hydroxide monohydrate...

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