GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: High inventories pressure China’s battery-grade lithium prices down

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 23 August 2019

China’s domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices concluded at lower prices on high material inventory in China and lower prices from small-sized producers and traders trying to boost sales amid the price downtrend, while prices in the rest of the world prices sat unchanged.

Battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices down on short-term negative sentiment and ample stock inventory.Technical and industrial-grade lithium carbonate prices in China also declined. Low market activity keeps rest of the world’s prices stable.China’s domestic battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices decreased this week on high levels of inventories, while...

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