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