GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Seaborne Asian lithium market succumbs to price pressure

By Carrie Shi, Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Friday, 18 September 2020

Asian seaborne lithium market ended its over two-month steady streak on Thursday September 17 with lower prices captured on the spot market, while China’s domestic spot battery-grade lithium markets remained firm with producers insisting on higher prices.

The Asian seaborne lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices both fell, ending more than two months of stable pricing. China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate market remained firm and some participants are optimistic deals could conclude higher. China’s lithium hydroxide market remained quiet week on week. US and European battery-grade prices held firm...

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