GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s carbonate market accelerates decline in December on downbeat sentiment

By Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 06 December 2019

The pace of decline in the Chinese domestic battery grade lithium carbonate price has accelerated entering December with increasingly lower offer prices in the spot market from Chinese producers eager to destock in the week ended Thursday December 5.

By Carrie Shi and Cristina Belda

  • China’s battery grade lithium carbonate price downtrend has accelerated due to lower spot offer prices and sporadic downstream buying.

  • The technical and industrial grade lithium carbonate price lurched lower on shrinking demand.

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