Lithium spot prices fell more 70 percent over that last 14 months over concerns that supply is out growing demand, according to spot prices for lithium carbonate, 99.5% Li2CO3 min, battery grade, traded in China. Investors expect that new supply from Argentina, Australia, and Chile, could add 500,000 tonnes of lithium to the market per year by 2025 and the demand coming from electric car makers like Tesla or smartphone producers like Apple and Samsung has not been enough to drive prices higher. Lithium - data, forecasts, historical chart - was last updated on February of 2020.

Lithium reached an all time high of 171000 yuan per metric tonne in October of 2017, according to spot prices for lithium carbonate traded in China.

Lithium is expected to trade at 47000.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 44000.00 in 12 months time.


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Trading Economics provides Lithium pricing based on spot prices for Lithium Carbonate, 99.5% Li2CO3 min, battery grade, traded in China. Lithium is a silver-white light metal. Lithium hydroxide is used in batteries for electrical vehicles and mobile phones. Lithium hydroxide is produced from a chemical reaction between lithium carbonate and calcium hydroxide. The biggest lithium producers are Australia, Chile, Argentina and China . The largest lithium importers are China, Japan, South Korea and the United States.

Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 52.0500 0.63 1.23% 3.31% -10.01% -7.05% Feb/14
Brent 57.3200 0.98 1.74% 5.17% -10.44% -13.82% Feb/14
Natural gas 1.8517 0.02 1.26% 0.29% -11.55% -29.97% Feb/14
Gasoline 1.5839 0.00 0.18% 3.62% -4.65% 0.90% Feb/14
Heating oil 1.7011 0.02 1.41% 3.35% -9.99% -15.76% Feb/14
Ethanol 1.3489 0.02 1.83% 1.00% 0.36% 1.50% Feb/14
Naphtha 475.91 1.43 -0.30% 2.41% -11.58% -4.74% Feb/14
Propane 0.39 0.00 0.23% 1.36% -11.80% -42.15% Feb/14
Uranium 24.5000 0.00 0.00% -1.01% -0.41% -14.63% Feb/14

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,584.32 8.22 0.52% 0.91% 1.82% 19.47% Feb/14
Silver 17.6866 0.02 0.12% -0.08% -1.89% 11.94% Feb/14
Platinum 963.11 0.01 0.00% 0.28% -4.08% 20.09% Feb/15

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 893.8693 1.29 -0.14% 1.36% -4.59% -1.55% Feb/14
Wheat 543.7774 1.84 0.34% -3.03% -5.77% 8.10% Feb/14
Palm Oil 2,546.00 0.00 0.00% 0.08% -3.34% 15.41% Feb/15
Cheese 1.7840 0.00 -0.11% -0.61% -0.89% 27.25% Feb/14
Milk 16.99 0.02 -0.12% -0.41% 0.00% 21.53% Feb/14
Wool 1,568.00 0.00 0.00% -0.57% -4.56% -20.33% Feb/14
Rice 13.3300 0.03 0.19% -2.09% -0.22% 35.12% Feb/14
Tea 2.42 0.00 0.00% -5.47% -13.57% -15.38% Feb/14
Rubber 156.00 1.60 -1.02% 6.85% -10.09% -15.31% Feb/14
Sugar 15.06 0.10 -0.66% 0.94% 3.72% 12.81% Feb/14
Cocoa 2,904.00 84.00 -2.81% 0.14% 8.00% 24.10% Feb/14
Coffee 109.10 4.65 4.45% 10.93% -4.55% 12.24% Feb/14
Orange Juice 99.15 0.00 0.00% 4.53% 2.64% -16.54% Feb/14
Canola 459.50 4.30 -0.93% -0.39% -3.43% -3.00% Feb/14
Cotton 67.41 0.34 -0.50% -0.50% -4.14% -4.26% Feb/14
Lumber 449.30 5.80 -1.27% 2.07% 15.62% 13.06% Feb/14
Oat 295.2239 0.38 -0.13% -2.37% -3.44% 6.59% Feb/14
Corn 378.2734 1.55 -0.41% -1.43% -2.44% 0.87% Feb/14

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Beef 13.97 0.13 -0.92% 0.50% 3.71% 31.79% Feb/14
Poultry 4.86 0.00 0.00% 2.53% -5.08% 11.72% Feb/14
Feeder Cattle 138.5476 2.02 1.48% 2.01% -4.73% -3.62% Feb/14
Live Cattle 121.1017 1.71 1.44% -0.26% -4.85% -5.30% Feb/14
Lean Hogs 55.9987 0.02 0.03% -2.29% -17.33% -0.93% Feb/14

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.5963 0.02 -0.59% 1.93% -9.21% -8.74% Feb/14
Lithium 49,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -36.77% Feb/14
Steel 3,378.00 12.00 0.36% 1.96% -10.40% -9.94% Feb/14
Bitumen 3,042.00 40.00 1.33% 1.33% 2.49% -1.87% Feb/14
Coal 70.93 0.23 0.33% 0.97% -2.19% -23.81% Feb/14
Palladium 2,431.77 0.07 0.00% 3.33% 5.14% 66.90% Feb/15
Cobalt 33,750.00 0.00 0.00% -2.17% 3.05% 8.87% Feb/14
Lead 1,896.25 7.75 -0.41% 4.13% -4.82% -5.92% Feb/14
Aluminum 1,722.00 26.00 -1.49% -0.23% -4.39% -7.22% Feb/14
Tin 16,525.00 65.00 -0.39% 2.16% -5.30% -21.81% Feb/14
Zinc 2,149.00 26.00 -1.20% 0.19% -9.90% -18.54% Feb/14
Nickel 12,932.00 271.50 -2.06% 1.93% -9.19% 4.51% Feb/14
Molybdenum 24.20 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 9.75% -11.19% Feb/14
Iron Ore 88.50 0.00 0.00% 6.63% -7.33% 0.00% Feb/14
Soda Ash 1,550.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -24.02% Feb/14
Neodymium 368,500.00 0.00 0.00% 0.27% 0.41% -7.41% Feb/14
Iron Ore 62% fe 84.8600 0.28 -0.33% 3.93% -10.29% -4.15% Feb/14
Rhodium 11,075.00 100.00 0.91% 2.78% 39.75% 320.30% Feb/14
Manganese 32.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 3.17% -17.72% Feb/14

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 425.00 4.00 0.95% 2.41% -44.66% -33.90% Feb/14
CRB Index 183.41 0.73 0.40% 1.70% -5.21% -2.69% Feb/14
LME Index 2,699.40 0.00 0.00% 2.31% -6.68% -8.30% Feb/14
S&P GSCI 2,339.17 13.18 0.57% 2.03% -7.45% -5.44% Feb/14