Europe, US lithium prices up on tight supply, aggressive deals; East Asia on holiday

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Thursday, 03 February 2022

The lithium spot market has continued to strengthen in Europe and the United States, with tight availability of spot units, while the seaborne Asia market remained mostly quiet with many market participants on a break for the lunar new year holidays.

  • Europe, US spot lithium prices up across the board on continuing tightness; activity reported at new highs
  • East Asia battery-grade lithium spot prices steady in quiet domestic markets.



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