PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue publication of lithium midpoints in price assessments
Published: Thursday, 05 March 2020
Fastmarkets proposes to discontinue the separate publication of midpoints for its price assessments for technical, industrial and battery grades of lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide in Asia.
The midpoints are the arithmetic average of the high and the
low of the published assessed ranges and can therefore still be
calculated in data feeds, fed into workflow, or viewed on other
Fastmarkets platforms without the need for a
The usual weekly publication of assessed ranges for each of the
concerned markets (listed below) will continue as usual.
Midpoints are currently published for the following markets,
and would be discontinued under this proposal:
Within the battery raw materials tracker:
The consultation period for the proposed discontinuation of
published of midpoints of lithium carbonate and hydroxide
prices will close on Friday April 3, with changes taking place,
subject to market feedback, from Thursday April 9.
- Lithium carbonate min 99.5% Li2CO3 battery grade, spot
price, ex-works domestic China, yuan/tonne
- Lithium hydroxide monohydrate min 56.5% LiOH.H2O battery
grade, spot price, ex-works domestic China, yuan/tonne
To provide feedback on the proposed discontinuations or if
you would like to provide price information by becoming a data
submitter to Fastmarkets’ lithium price
assessments, please contact Charlotte Radford by email at:
email@example.com. Please add the subject heading
'FAO: Charlotte Radford, re: lithium
To see all Fastmarkets’ pricing methodology and
specification documents go to https://www.fastmarkets.com/about-us/methodology.