GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Weak demand continues to weigh on China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate price

By Carrie Shi, Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Friday, 08 May 2020

China’s lithium market was quiet in the week to Thursday May 7 with buyers largely absent due to the country’s Labor Day holiday (May 1-5). Other global lithium markets experienced a similar lack of spot activity, which kept prices in place.

Chinese battery-grade lithium carbonate price widens downward. China’s industrial-grade lithium carbonate price unchanged.Chinese lithium hydroxide market flat.Asian, European and US spot markets see limited spot buying.Persistently weak downstream demand continued to pressure China’s battery-grade lithium spot market this week, with lower prices emerging after producers attempted to stimulate sales by...

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