FOCUS: Narrow Asian lithium hydroxide price gap to persist in 2021, sources say

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 20 May 2021

The battery-grade lithium hydroxide price in the seaborne Asian market has been mostly at parity with its peer in the domestic Chinese market during May, with the former closely tracking the latter amid overall tight spot availability in the region.

By Susan Zou, Dalila Ouerghi

Fastmarkets’ price assessment of the lithium hydroxide monohydrate 56.5% LiOH.H2O min, battery grade, spot price cif China, Japan & Korea edged higher to $12.50-14.00 per kg on May 13, up by 1.92% from $12.50-13.50 per kg a week earlier....

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