There is no doubt that the lithium market is changing, driven primarily by demand from the battery boom. The question is, how do you keep up with the changes, risks and the opportunities?
For more than 30 years, we have been bringing transparency to the lithium industry via independent and reflective prices. Our price specifications have been developed to mirror specific compounds and end-uses, including a suite of specialist battery-grade lithium prices, to help all industry participants better manage their exposure as this market evolves.
Fastmarkets has been selected by the London Metal Exchange (LME) as its partner to develop the lithium price benchmark.
This global strategic partnership will develop a definitive roadmap aimed at providing a pricing mechanism for lithium that can be utilized throughout the supply chain and will support the development of risk-management tools for the industry.
Fastmarkets partners with the London Metal Exchange to develop lithium price benchmark
This global strategic partnership will develop a definitive roadmap aimed at providing a pricing mechanism for lithium that can be utilized throughout the supply chainFind out more
Forecasting lithium prices to 2025
Recently lithium prices have been in decline and more of the same is forecast for 2019. However, in this report, our research team examines how exponential demand growth will outstrip supply by 2025, leading to significant price hikes.Download the whitepaper
Why IOSCO accreditation is significant for lithium
Fastmarkets was the first PRA to achieve Type 1 IOSCO assurance for lithium prices. What does this mean and why is it important? Our team discuss accreditation and the importance of auditable prices as the lithium market matures.Read it in full
Latest battery-grade lithium prices
Lithium Price Spotlight, a complimentary service, provides weekly price assessments for battery-grade lithium, insight into price trends and a round-up of the latest market developments with links through to our weekly news wrap.See the latest prices
Our price assessment process
Being clear about our price assessment and index process is important. You can be confident that our pricing process is impartial and market reflective.
Our methodology is aligned with core IOSCO principles and we have successfully completed an assurance review (from PricewaterhouseCoopers) for our financial benchmarks.
We also publish trade logs which lay out business, bids and offers that have been used to inform our price assessments.
View an example here.
Access our lithium price assessments online and via bespoke feeds, integrated with your systems, giving you more time to interpret the data.Find out more
Forecasts and analysis
Short-term price forecasts and analysis for lithium and other battery materials are included in our Battery Raw Materials Market TrackerFind out more
Our experts are embedded in the lithium markets, ensuring regular global coverage of the latest market news and price drivers.Find out more