Trade log June 2018: Lithium

Trade log for battery-grade lithium carbonate in China including trades, bids and offers reported to Metal Bulletin.

Unless otherwise stated, all prices are per tonne on an ex-works China basis. Delivered prices are netted back.

Please click here for Metal Bulletin's price assessment for lithium carbonate min 99.5% Li2CO3 battery grade, spot price range, ex-works China, in yuan per tonne.

Industrial Minerals' lithium trade logs are available on a weekly basis every Friday after the weekly spot market assessments conducted every Thursday at 4 pm. As per our methodology, Metal Bulletin takes into account minimum lot sizes of five tonnes to capture the price in the Chinese domestic spot market.

According to Oanda.com, 125,000 yuan was worth $18,875 on Friday June 29.

Thursday June 28
Price assessed at 120,000-125,000 yuan per tonne

20 tonnes sold at 125,000 yuan
10 tonnes purchased at 124,000 yuan
20 tonnes offered at 120,000 yuan
Offer at 120,000 yuan
Offer at 120,000 yuan
Deals heard between 115,000 yuan and 120,000 yuan (outlier)
A bid for 20 tonnes at 117,000 yuan (outlier)
Prices indicated for 20 tonnes between 120,000-125,000 yuan
Prices indicated for 20 tonnes at 120,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 120,000 yuan
Prices indicated for 20 tonnes at 120,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 120,000-125,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 120,000 yuan


Thursday June 21
Price assessed at 120,000-125,000 yuan per tonne

10 tonnes purchased at 124,000 yuan
Offer at 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated for five tonnes between 120,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated for five tonnes between 120,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated for 20 tonnes between 120,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 120,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 120,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 120,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 120,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 120,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan

Thursday June 14
Price assessed at 120,000-125,000 yuan per tonne


100 tonnes sold at 125,000 yuan
A bid for 40 tonnes at 120,000 yuan
40 tonnes offered at 125,000 yuan
20 tonnes offered between 126,000 yuan and 130,000 yuan
Five tonnes offered at 125,000 yuan
Deal heard of 20 tonnes at 120,000 yuan
Deals heard between 120,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 126,000 yuan and 130,000 yuan (outlier)
Prices indicated at 128,000 yuan (outlier)
Prices indicated at 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 122,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 120,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 120,000 yuan and 125,000 yuan
Prices indicated for 20 tonnes at 120,000 yuan
Prices indicated for 300 tonnes at 100,000 yuan (outlier)

Thursday June 7
Price assessed at 126,000-130,000 yuan per tonne


300 tonnes purchased at 126,000 yuan
10 tonnes purchased at 128,000 yuan
20 tonnes purchased at 120,000 yuan (outlier)
100 tonnes sold at 128,000 yuan
40 tonnes sold at 130,000 yuan
Five tonnes offered at 135,000 yuan
Offer at 135,000 yuan
Offer at 130,000 yuan
Deal heard of 20 tonnes at 125,000 yuan
Deal heard of five tonnes at 128,000 yuan
Deals heard between 128,000-130,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 130,000-132,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 130,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 100,000 yuan (outlier)


To see the trade log for May, please click here and check out the the latest lithium price spotlight here.

Martim Facada

martim.facada@fastmarkets.com

Published

Martim Facada

June 29, 2018

16:26 GMT

London