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 on Monday December 3 was 74,000 yuan to $10,634.

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

Carrie Shi


Martim Facada

Carrie Shi

December 06, 2018

17:00 GMT

London, Beijing