GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese hydroxide producers’ plans to raise prices on virus-related costs boost short-term sentiment

By Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 14 February 2020

China’s battery-grade lithium hydroxide price was supported at current levels this week after some producers announced plans to increase prices to cover higher transport and production costs resulting from containment policies for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China.

By Carrie Shi, Cristina BeldaSome Chinese lithium hydroxide producers plan to increase prices due to higher operational costs, supporting the spot price.Battery-grade lithium carbonate prices steady on quiet buying activity.Asian seaborne market flat due to limited spot deals amid the coronavirus-related slowdown.European prices slightly down on competitive offers from suppliers...

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