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