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China’s lithium export volumes spike on fall in prices

Industrial Minerals - 1/10/2019 3:37:00 PM
Lower lithium prices in China drove a 1,500% rise in the country’s exports at the end of 2018. Softer market conditions in the lithium market inside China over the course of 2018 caused a surge in export volumes of lithium carbonate in the last six ...

Will China be the Superpower in a World Transformed by Renewable Energy? | Opinion

Newsweek - 1/12/2019 4:06:00 PM
Price trends suggest that by 2020 ... the opportunity not only to secure their own future energy supplies but to become new energy leaders. China has put itself in pole position to be the world’s renewable energy superpower. It is the world’s largest ...

The lithium price bulls were right

Mining - 12/1/2018 12:40:00 AM
According to Benchmark Minerals data lithium hydroxide inside China goes for around $18,875 a tonne, while the midpoint price of battery grade lithium carbonate has fallen to $11,500 a tonne. In March carbonate ex-works in China was sold for $24,750 ...

Orocobre price warning drags down lithium stocks

Reuters - 12/20/2018 1:24:00 PM
An oversupply of lithium this year has nearly halved prices in China, halting an unprecedented run for the key component for batteries used in electric vehicles. Orocobre, which is listed in Australia and mines lithium in northern Argentina, said it would ...

Orocobre says lithium carbonate prices slump, does not see recovery soon

Mining Weekly - 12/20/2018 9:23:00 AM
Prices of lithium carbonate traded in China have halved this year as supply has ramped up, bottoming at three-year lows of 66 000 yuan a tonne in October, data from Asian Metal shows. Lithium carbonate was last trading around 69 500 yuan ($10 059 ...

China is manipulating lithium and cobalt prices – Mr Tony Sage

Steel News - 11/8/2018 8:03:00 AM
StockHead quoted mining entrepreneur Mr Tony Sage is backing Donald Trump when it comes to the US President’s plan to reduce China’s stranglehold on resources. Mr Sage who chairs ASX-listed companies including European Lithium, Fe Ltd, Cape Lambert and ...

GRAPHIC-Solid demand to underpin lithium as price slides in 2018

Yahoo Finance - 9/17/2018 10:16:00 PM
LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - An oversupply of lithium this year has nearly halved prices this year in China, halting an unprecedented run for the key component for batteries used in electric vehicles. But analysts say solid long-term demand should shore up ...

GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China technical, industrial-grade lithium prices down ahead of Lunar New Year

Industrial Minerals - 1/11/2019 1:40:00 PM
Technical and industrial lithium-carbonate grade prices decreased on lower achieved deals, while the rest of the world’s markets were unmoved from last week. China’s domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide prices sat at their ...

Lithium Producer Livent Falls 3.6 Percent in Market Debut

U.S. News Money - 10/11/2018 3:10:00 PM
as investors worried about the recent declines in prices of lithium in China, the world's largest consumer of the ultralight metal. Livent's debut comes a day after the major U.S. indices fell about 3 percent each, unnerving investors and pushing them to ...

Commentary: Lithium price tensions highlight need for an LME contract

Reuters - 11/9/2018 3:06:00 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - What’s the price of lithium, the “hot metal” at the heart of the electric vehicle (EV) revolution? The spot price in China has collapsed over the course of 2018 as the market absorbs a wave of supply, much of it from the new hard ...