Lithium spodumene, global contract prices down

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 31 May 2019

Lithium spodumene prices have fallen by 2.3% month on month on low carbonate and hydroxide prices in China, with global lithium contract prices also softening in reaction to the lower lithium price in China.

Lithium spodumene prices have fallen by 2.3% in Asia over the past month, reacting to declines in lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices in China, against which the lithium spodumene price is calculated.

Fastmarkets' monthly assessment of the contract price for spodumene (minimum 5-6% Li2O) was at $600-670 per tonne cif...

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