Trade log December 2018: Lithium

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

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

Fastmarkets prices
Click here for Fastmarkets price assessment for lithium carbonate min 99.5% Li2CO3 battery grade, spot price range, ex-works China, yuan per tonne.

Fastmarkets lithium trade logs are available on a weekly basis every Friday after the weekly spot market assessments conducted every Thursday at 4pm.

As per our methodology, Fastmarkets takes into account minimum lot sizes of 5 tonnes to capture the price in the Chinese domestic spot market.

In addition to its weekly assessment, Fastmarkets also publishes a lithium index – a tonnage weighted average where the greatest weighting is given to concluded transactions.

The exchange rate according to Oanda.com on Monday December 10 was 75,000 yuan to $10,906.

Thursday December 13 - 75,000-83,000 yuan per tonne

30 tonnes sold at 83,000 yuan
5 tonnes purchased at 76,000 yuan
20 tonnes offered at 78,000 yuan
Offer reported at 80,000-83,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 76,000-83,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 74,000-83,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 74,000-83,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 75,000-81,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 74,000-80,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 80,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 75,000 yuan

Thursday December 6 - 74,000-83,000 yuan per tonne
30 tonnes sold at 83,000 yuan
25 tonnes sold at 80,000 yuan
Offer reported at 80,000-85,000 yuan
Offer reported at 83,000 yuan
Offer reported at 75,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 74,000-83,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 74,000-83,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 75,000-81,000 yuan
Prices indicated between 74,000-80,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 75,000 yuan

Learn more about Fastmarkets lithium pricing methodology here and see the lithium price spotlight here.

Martim Facada

martim.facada@indmin.com

Carrie Shi

Carrie.shi@indmin.com

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Martim Facada

Carrie Shi

December 14, 2018

07:50 GMT

London, Beijing