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.
10 June 2016
Lithium lags, graphite uptick not expected “for at least four years”.
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.
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.