GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Market wary of virus spread in South Korea, Europe; participants diverge on supply-demand effects on price

By Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 28 February 2020

Battery-grade lithium prices were unchanged in Asia, Europe and the United States in the week to Thursday February 27, with market participants continuing to track the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in South Korea and Europe although both regions are yet to see a great impact on prices, sources said.

By Carrie Shi, Dalila Ouerghi

Novel coronavirus (nCoV-2019) outbreak in South Korea has made market participants wary, but prices yet to be affected.Thin downstream buying in China continue to suppress movement in battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices.Chinese transportation network improving, with slight delays reported.Uncertainty on the impact of the...

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