GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Seaborne Asian hydroxide price falls; European, US prices tumble but 'close to bottom'

By Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 10 January 2020

Previous weakness in the Chinese battery-grade lithium markets travelled through into the seaborne lithium hydroxide market which fell by 4.7% week on week on Thursday January 9, while the delivered, duty-paid Europe and United States compound prices both fell on the availability of cheaper spot material.

By Carrie Shi and Cristina Belda

Asian seaborne battery-grade hydroxide price fell by 50 cents per kg, while the carbonate price held steady.European and US prices fell on competitive offers and slow market activity.Domestic Chinese prices were unmoved with limited transaction heard. Markets are winding down ahead of the Lunar...

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