Surge in China's appetite for imported lithium carbonate mirrors price recovery in October

By Carrie Shi, Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Tuesday, 08 December 2020

Monthly Chinese custom data compiled by Fastmarkets showed lithium carbonate imports in China for October were at their highest level in at least seven years.

The spike in Chinese imports of lithium carbonate reflected the uptrend in the country’s spot market as well as stock building by key suppliers in the country in preparation for a price recovery and increased demand, Fastmarkets understands.

According to China’s custom data, imports of lithium carbonate compounds totaled...

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