29 January 2021
The rally in China’s domestic lithium prices continued to influence markets in the rest of Asia in the week to Thursday January 28, but trading has thinned in the run-up to the Lunar New Year holiday in mid-February.
22 January 2021
Tightness in the Chinese domestic battery grade lithium compound market drove further price upswings and supported a similar move up in the Asian seaborne lithium carbonate market in the week to Thursday January 21.
15 January 2021
China’s domestic battery-grade lithium carbonate prices rose by 5.6% to a 14-month high on Thursday January 14, 2021 on tightening spot supply while battery-grade lithium hydroxide also surged by 10.3% week on week on low availability of cheap materials, Fastmarkets heard.
14 January 2021
Chinese automotive output and sales dipped by just 2% in 2020 from a year earlier after a sustained recovery in the second half of the year. Continuous year-on-year growth in December in both sales and output continued to provide support to upstream raw material prices.
08 January 2021
China’s domestic battery-grade lithium carbonate market hit a 14-month high in the first trading week of the year after the price rose by 8% week on week on Thursday January 7 on soaring offer prices and heightened buying appetite.