GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Seaborne Asian lithium complex steady despite China carbonate weakness

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Friday, 28 May 2021

The markets for the lithium complex in Asia were mostly steady over the week ended Thursday May 27, except for the domestic Chinese market for lithium carbonate, which was under pressure due to rising supply and weaker demand.

  • Lithium carbonate prices in China soften on increasing supply and weakening demand
  • Seaborne Asian lithium complex steady amid persistent tight supply
  • Europe, US spot lithium complex moves up on tight supply, robust buying appetite.


Prices for both lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide were firm over the week to May...

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