GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Lower Chinese carbonate offers push prices down in weak buyers' market

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 09 August 2019

A flurry of lower offers from eager producers of battery grade lithium carbonate in China found little interest from downstream buyers in the week ended Thursday August 8, causing the price to fall again, while quiet markets in other regions kept assessments unchanged.

Chinese battery grade lithium carbonate assessment dropped due to lower prices on the spot market.Producers lowered technical and industrial-grade carbonate prices to boost sales.Asian battery grade lithium prices remained soft in a flat market.
China’s domestic battery grade lithium carbonate market continued its downtrend that began in late June, with...

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