GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China starts Lunar New Year holiday; global market flat

By Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 24 January 2020

China’s domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices were unchanged this week as they have been through January due to thin buying activity, and the market became even quieter in the run-up to the Lunar New Year holidays that started on Friday January 24.

By Carrie Shi and Cristina Belda

  • Chinese domestic battery-grade lithium compound market was quiet ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays, which started this Friday.

  • Technical and industrial grade lithium carbonate prices remain under pressure within the current range.

  •  Rest of the world markets steady amid positive sentiment.


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