GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China lithium market weak on slow buying

By Martim Facada, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 30 August 2019

China’s domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate prices temporarily held in the week to August 29 with buyers cautious of further decreases, while the lithium hydroxide market kept flat and no matter how low the offers, deals were rarely concluded due to continuing poor downstream demand.

  • Battery-grade lithium carbonate price rangebound at current level.
  • Technical and industrial-grade carbonate prices drifted lower.
  • Lithium hydroxide prices weak on continually weak downstream demand.
  • Asia battery-grade lithium prices remain at their current level in flat market.


China’s domestic battery-grade lithium carbonate market has temporarily stabilized at its current level with...

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