GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese markets under pressure from lower end-user demand over summer
Published: Friday, 28 June 2019
Downwards price pressure continues to affect the Chinese domestic lithium market due to quiet buying activity in the traditionally weak summer season, with battery-grade lithium carbonate producers lowering their prices to boost sales and lithium hydroxide prices staying unchanged.
Battery-grade lithium carbonate prices softened after
producers lowered their prices to boost sales during the
typically slow summer period for consumption. The lithium
hydroxide market was flat on slow market activity. Rest of the
world prices were unchanged week on week.
The battery-grade lithium carbonate market remains under