Trade log April 2019: 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 April 22 was 70,000 yuan to $10,439.
Thursday April 25 - 70,000-78,000 yuan per tonne
Offer indicated at 78,000 yuan
Purchased indicated at 76,000 yuan
Purchased indicated for small volume at 74,000 yuan
Sale indicated for small volume at 76,000 yuan (outlier)
Prices indicated at 70,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 70,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 76,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 74,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 74,000 yuan
Thursday April 18 - 70,000-78,000 yuan per tonne
Purchased indicated at 76,000 yuan
Offer indicated at 76,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 70,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 70,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 74,000-76,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 74,000-76,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 72,000-76,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 70,000-72,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 76,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 74,000 yuan
Thursday April 11 - 70,000-78,000 yuan per tonne
Offer indicated at 78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 76,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 70,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 70,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 70,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 74,000-76,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 70,000-72,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 74,000 yuan
Thursday April 4 - 70,000-78,000 yuan per tonne
Purchase indicated at 76,000-78,000 yuan
Purchase of 5 tonnes at 74,000 yuan
Offer indicated at 78,000 yuan
Offer indicated at 78,000 yuan
Deal heard at 72,000-74,000 yuan
Deal heard at 70,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 72,000-80,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 72,000-80,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 74,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 74,000-78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 70,000 -78,000 yuan
Prices indicated at 70,000-72,000 yuan
Learn more about Fastmarkets' lithium pricing methodology here and see the lithium price spotlight here

Martim Facada

martim.facada@fastmarkets.com

Carrie Shi

Carrie.shi@fastmarkets.com

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Martim Facada

Carrie Shi

April 25, 2019

16:36 GMT

London, Beijing