GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese prices surge on optimism for spodumene, LFP battery demand

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 20 August 2021

Lithium prices in China rallied further in the week to Thursday August 19, with optimism over demand for lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries continuing to boost sentiment.

• Domestic prices for battery-grade lithium in China rose on strong momentum in technical-grade carbonate market and tight supply in spot market.
• Seaborne prices for battery-grade lithium hydroxide strengthened on emergence of more inquiries after week-long summer holiday in Japan.
• Battery-grade lithium prices in Europe and the United States rose on...

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