GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Slow demand continues to weigh on China lithium prices

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 14 June 2019

China’s domestic lithium market remained weak over the week ended June 14, with lithium hydroxide prices drifting lower while the lithium carbonate market remained flat.

Downstream buyers were cautious of buying more material and were waiting for a clearer price direction, while the lithium hydroxide market moved down due to poor demand and after some producers lowered prices to boost sales.

Battery-grade lithium carbonate market remains flat with some producers cutting prices. Lithium hydroxide prices...