Synthetic graphite prices jump on shortage of material
Published: Wednesday, 17 August 2011
Recycling of the material by electrode plants puts pressure on the market
Prices for synthetic graphite fine jumped off the back of shortage of material, which is expected to continue, market participants told IM.
The price for synthetic graphite (fine, 98-99%) has increased to $1,000-1,200/tonne, CIF Asia, up from $950-1,000/tonne previously....