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CHINESE LITHIUM HYDROXIDE PRICE RESTORES ITS PREMIUM OVER CARBONATE

Benchmark’s May 2021 Lithium Price Assessment saw lithium hydroxide restore its historical premium to lithium carbonate in the Chinese domestic market after the traditional price relationship between the chemicals inverted at the beginning of the year.

In January 2021, carbonate prices rallied on strong demand from LFP cathode manufacturers, inverting … Read more

LITHIUM’S 2021 PRICE RISES REVIVE EXPANSION PLANS

Higher lithium prices in 2021 have started to revive expansion plans with both AMG Lithium and POSCO committing to bring new supply online this April.

Lithium prices have risen across the board year-to-date, led by Chinese lithium carbonate prices which Benchmark’s mid-April Lithium Price Assessment showed were up 103.4% (Benchmark’s Read more