GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Weak downstream markets keep prices stagnant

By Carrie Shi, Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Friday, 22 May 2020

The Chinese domestic spot battery-grade lithium price stabilized on Thursday May 21 although downstream demand showed no improvement, while rest-of-world markets were flat amid thin trading opportunities.

China’s battery-grade lithium prices steadied after the previous week's drops, but is under continued pressure from weak demand.Asian lithium market flat with consumers in no hurry to buy.Europe and United States markets held but market hopeful for a mild recovery. China’s battery-grade lithium compound markets were steady over the past...

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