China’s lithium carbonate exports down in July, hydroxide exports rise

By Carrie Shi
Published: Monday, 02 September 2019

China’s exports of lithium carbonate fell in July 2019 on an annual basis due to summer slowdown, while lithium hydroxide exports were up due to increasing demand from overseas buyers.

China exported 806 tonnes of lithium carbonate in July, down by 15.2% from exports of 951 tonnes in the corresponding month of 2018, according to official Chinese data.

The export value of lithium carbonate was down by 37.5% to $10.11 million from $16.18 million in July 2018, and the average...

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