GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Tight supply underpins strong Asian seaborne prices
Published: Friday, 16 April 2021
Concerns over South American producers' capacity to meet demand expectations for 2021 aggravated the lingering tight availability of battery-grade lithium compounds in the Asian seaborne market in the week to Thursday April 15.
By Dalila Ouerghi, Susan Zou
Buyers in the seaborne Asian lithium carbonate market
reported increasing difficulty securing feedstock amid tight
supply.The battery-grade lithium hydroxide price in China
jumped by 3.75%, while the equivalent grade lithium carbonate
price held despite slower trades.The Europe, US lithium spot
complex continued to post sharp...