South Korean black mass payables rise slightly, but trading remains low

Spot payables for black mass, formed from recycled nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) lithium-ion batteries, nudged up slightly in South Korea in the seven days to Wednesday June 14 following an increase in lithium prices, but traded volumes remained limited.

Lithium carbonate prices have continued to rise in China in the last week supported by firmer downstream demand, which has also supported lithium hydroxide prices in the country.

The rise...


Lee Allen

June 15, 2023

17:31 GMT