GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade lithium prices drop over 2%, Asian carbonate falls [CORRECTED]

By Carrie Shi
Published: Monday, 18 May 2020

In China, the domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate price fell by 2.3% with battery-grade hydroxide prices down by 2.9% on Thursday May 14 while weak downstream demand pressured more producers to lower prices to boost sales and the Asian seaborne lithium carbonate market fell.

• China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate price edged down on unimproved downstream demand.
• China’s lithium hydroxide price fell with lower prices reported over the week.
• China’s industry-grade lithium carbonate market price weaker.
• The Asian lithium-carbonate spot market heard lower prices over the week.
• Europe, US spot market remains slack

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