Lithium pricing news

  • June 2016

    Price Briefing 10-16 June 2016

    17 June 2016

    Lithium market participants point to price exaggeration; doubts cast over China’s TiO2 price hikes; fluorspar prices steady at low levels; decline in graphite continues.

  • Price briefing 3-9 June 2016

    10 June 2016

    Lithium lags, graphite uptick not expected “for at least four years”.

  • Chinese lithium spot market feels the pinch from government clampdown

    09 June 2016

    The spot market for lithium products in China, which has this year soared to unprecedented levels, has recently seen prices drop slightly following a Chinese government investigation into cheating on electric vehicle subsidies. Market participants believe the dip is temporary, however.

  • Major buyers in the dark about prices of 2017 lithium contracts

    02 June 2016

    Large battery companies are as yet unsure what price range is likely to be implemented on 2017 contracts when negotiations occur in Q4, with prices this year having already reached unprecedented levels. There is some indication that the Chinese spot price may be settling, meanwhile.

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