GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese carbonate sellers target higher prices but continue to face resistance

By Carrie Shi, Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Friday, 07 August 2020

Overall demand for battery-grade lithium remained weak in all global markets, with buyers resisting attempts from sellers to push up deal prices in China in the week to Thursday August 6.

China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate producers targeted higher prices but sellers' resistance kept the market stable week on week.  China’s industrial-grade lithium carbonate price consolidated at current levels following earlier increases.  Asian lithium spot market muted by downward pressure.Europe and United States battery grade markets continued to be subdued. Offer prices...

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