GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese carbonate market hits stalemate; Europe, US prices static

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 14 August 2020

China’s battery-grade lithium prices held in the week ended Thursday August 13 due to a stalemate in negotiations between buyers and sellers.

By Carrie Shi, Cristina BeldaBuyer opposition to sellers’ higher offers kept the Chinese battery-grade lithium carbonate price rangebound. China’s lithium hydroxide market held for the fifth consecutive week. Continued weak Asian battery-grade lithium demand kept the spot markets flat again. Europe, US prices flat amid seasonal summer downtime, but market...

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