China’s August lithium hydroxide exports jump 30% versus July

China’s August exports of lithium hydroxide totaled 11,257 tonnes, according to the latest Chinese customs data, a 30% month-on-month growth and counter to expectations amid weak downstream demand, with sources attributing the jump to customs delays and overestimations of demand recovery.

About 97%, or 10,923 tonnes, of China’s August lithium hydroxide exports were to South Korea and Japan, of which, 8,040 tonnes went to South Korea and 2,883 tonnes went to...


Zihao Li

September 27, 2023

09:50 GMT