GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese battery-grade lithium prices rise again; focus on aftermath of spodumene auction

Battery-grade lithium prices in China’s domestic market continued to edge upward in the week ended Thursday August 5, while other global markets were steady with participants focused closely on the aftereffects of Pilbara Minerals’ inaugural spodumene concentrate auction that attracted higher-than-expected bids.

Battery-grade lithium prices in China rise further with producers broadly sold out after recent consumer restocking. Lithium prices in the seaborne Asian market held steady amid logistical disruptions. US,...


Susan Zou

Cristina Belda

August 06, 2021

03:53 GMT

London, Shanghai