GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China domestic prices move to opposite directions

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 21 May 2021

Battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices in China diverged over the week ended Thursday May 20, with the latter underpinned by persistent tight availability and robust demand in Asia.

By Susan Zou, Dalila Ouerghi

The lithium hydroxide price exw China edged higher on tight supply and robust buying appetite, while the lithium carbonate price softened.Seaborne lithium prices held steady amid supply tightness.Europe and US lithium carbonate markets gained in both the battery-grade and technical-grade markets.  The battery-grade lithium hydroxide...

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