GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Carbonate, hydroxide prices at parity in China

Published: Friday, 17 September 2021

Lithium carbonate prices in China were at parity with those for hydroxide in the week ended Thursday September 16 amid lingering spot tightness for both battery-grade and technical-grade carbonate.

Lithium prices in China’s domestic market continue to make strong gains on tight spot availability, rising spot spodumene price. Spot supply constraints allow seaborne Asian lithium market to track the upward momentum in China. European and US markets also strengthen, with suppliers keeping a close eye on the price rallies in Asia. Prices...

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