Lithium pricing news

  • September 2016

    Price Briefing 16-22 September

    23 September 2016

    Most minerals' prices remained stable with little trading activities following the mid-autumn festival holiday in China. Imerys has raised its calcium carbonate prices while Orocobre expects its lithium prices to reach $10,000/tonne.

  • Price Briefing 2-8 September 2016

    09 September 2016

    Mongolia fluorspar producers secured higher 2017 contract prices, antimony trioxide spot prices continued to climb, chromite suppliers raised their offers amid firm demand, while titanium dioxide (TiO2) feedstock ilmenite prices gained.

  • Price briefing 26 August – 01 September

    02 September 2016

    Antimony Trioxide prices spiked over the past two months as the Chinese government further restrict export quota, while chromite price held firm amid strong demand and crimped mined output. Similarly in ilmenite, supply demand fundamental has lifted the TiO2 feedstock prices. Meanwhile, unfavourable exchange rate movements pulled Chinese lithium spot prices lower and increased Chinese supply put pressure on brown fused alumina.

  • Exchange rate adds to decline in Chinese lithium spot price

    01 September 2016

    The price of lithium carbonate and hydroxide traded on the Chinese spot market fell again this week, with traders pointing to a weakening renminbi against the US dollar.

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