GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China domestic prices move to opposite directions
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...