GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Slow consumption causes global prices to tumble

By Carrie Shi, Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

Battery-grade lithium compound prices fell in almost all markets in the week to Thursday July 2, reflecting a continued weak demand environment in Asia, Europe and the United States.

Sufficient stocks combined with weak demand to pressure China‚Äôs battery-grade lithium carbonate prices down by 2.5%. Asian battery-grade lithium prices narrowed downward after buyers refused to accept higher prices.Europe, US prices weakened, with no support from soaring Covid-19 cases in key supplier country, Chile.  Market participants continued to report lower...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


           



Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.