Lithium pricing news

  • January 2018

    Chinese lithium carbonate prices down; European prices increase

    19 January 2018

    Chinese lithium carbonate prices decrease this week, citing lower spot market activity, while European and North American lithium prices increase on improved consumption.

  • Industrial Minerals' new China lithium prices will help track growing volatile market

    15 January 2018

    Industrial Minerals launched new spot price assessments for lithium carbonate and hydroxide monohydrate to keep track of the growing price volatility within the Chinese spot market, offering benchmark prices for both battery and technical & industrial grades.

  • Price Briefing: 29 December-4 January

    05 January 2018

    Chinese domestic lithium carbonate prices soften as 2018 starts; ATH prices set to rise in 2018; sellers pushing for 'sizeable' increases; Iodine global prices strengthen at start of 2018; Zircon prices rise, characterized by short supply; Sluggish global antimony trioxide market while European prices soften.

  • Chinese domestic lithium carbonate prices soften as 2018 starts

    05 January 2018

    China's domestic lithium carbonate spot market dipped as the lithium industry entered 2018. The end-of-year break was major factor in the cooling of the market.

  • Lithium: A year in review

    02 January 2018

    The lithium markets have been experiencing a boom for several years now, since demand has risen from the lithium-ion battery sector. In 2017, prices rose - despite some new capacity coming online - and interest in the mineral peaked.

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