Orocobre’s lithium production up, prices down in June quarter

By Martim Facada
Published: Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Lithium producer Orocobre increased production by 12% quarter on quarter in April-June, but achieved prices down by 13% on average because of lower domestic Chinese prices.

Australia-based lithium producer Orocobre produced 3,455 tonnes of lithium carbonate during the April-June quarter of 2019 at its nameplate Olaroz operations in northern Argentina, it announced on Wednesday July 24.

This was 12% more than the 3,075 tonnes of the same material produced in January-March this year, but was...

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