Stricter inspections in China force graphite prices up
Published: Friday, 25 August 2017
Government inspectors return to Shandong for a second round of checks, making production at local graphite operations intermittent, as limitations to acid-purification processes is affecting high-purity and plus mesh sizes in particular.
Renewed environmental controls in
China’s Shandong province have prompted an
increase in graphite prices, with production of high-purity
material and plus mesh sizes particularly affected by the
According to a 24 August
IM assessment, a number of graphite grades
bound for export have appreciated further.
Plus mesh size...