GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Europe, US carbonate market blames persistent downstream weakness for falling prices

By Carrie Shi, Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Friday, 17 July 2020

The European and US battery grade lithium carbonate price fell by 2.9% week on week on Thursday July 16 amid continued demand weakness, while Chinese prices consolidated the previous week's losses.

The European and US lithium carbonate price fell on the top end of the range after buyers resisted higher offers. China’s battery-grade lithium prices stabilized after a fall last week. China’s industrial-grade lithium carbonate price was supported by producers insisting on higher prices. Technical and battery-grade lithium carbonate compound prices in...

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