Lithium pricing news

  • December 2016

    Lithium: Year in Review 2016

    30 December 2016

    A roundup of the year’s main events in the global lithium market.

  • Galaxy lithium concentrate to reach China in January

    16 December 2016

    The company expects to ship spodumene every month, honouring deals agreed at 2016 prices until March/April, before it begins to move material for prices agreed at significantly higher 2017 levels.

  • Lithium contract prices for 2017 double 2016 levels

    16 December 2016

    Annual contract agreements for the upcoming calendar year have now largely been settled, with prices up sharply from what was paid on material delivered during the current year.

  • Prices

    15 December 2016

    Antimony trioxide prices drop, as do iodine prices; lithium deals for 2017 approach closure; foundry chromite spot market widens; raw material costs lift WFA prices; graphite suppliers talk 2017 contracts; Cristal to increase TiO2 prices; industry concerned over China scrapping magnesia quota.

  • Galaxy hikes 2017 spodumene prices

    14 December 2016

    The company’s contracted selling price for 2017 will be up to 50% higher than 2016 levels, depending on the grade of spodumene supplied. Galaxy confirmed 120,000 tonnes in contracts with existing Chinese customers at new 2017 prices, although the company will honour already committed 2016 deals at lower price levels.

  • Pricing notice: Correction to lithium carbonate $/lb price

    07 December 2016

    Price correction for IM's listed lithium carbonate, min 99-99.5% LiC2O3, large contracts, del continental US, $/lb

  • Lithium deals for 2017 grind towards closure

    02 December 2016

    A number of annual contracts have been concluded for the coming year, with some large buyers paying double what they did on 2016 deals.

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