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Hegang City pledges to double graphite production in 2017

By Albert Li
Published: Friday, 08 September 2017

The city-level prefecture plans to push local graphite production to over 3m tonnes, after taking over a 1.21bn tonne mining reserve having these type of expansions triggered some negative comments within the industry in the past. Moreover, Chinese exports dipped throughout June according to Chinese Customs.

The Chinese city-level prefecture of Hegang plans to double its graphite ore mining production to over 3m tonnes this year, according to a statement made of 5 August.

The municipal government expects to add new production worth over Chinese renmimbi (Rmb) 6m ($892,794).

At the start of 2017, the...

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