Graphite demand improving as Chinese producers brace for inspections
Published: Monday, 19 June 2017
Western suppliers report rising inflow of enquiries for several graphite grades, while environmental inspections in China are now reaching Shandong province, where many graphite operations are located, with potential consequences on supply.
Graphite demand is improving, according to western
suppliers, while Chinese producers warn of potential supply
disruptions in mining and processing areas and say price
upticks may be on the cards.
While prices of all graphite grades IM
tracks remain unchanged, according to the latest (15 June)
assessment, patterns in demand...