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Chinese graphite exports fall in September

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 17 November 2017

Shipments were still higher year-on-year but were down compared with the summer months, when lower production because of strict environmental inspections started to affect traded volumes.

Chinese export volumes of natural flake graphite increased by 5% in September year-on-year, although they fell compared with the May-August period, according to the latest data from Chinese customs.

Flake graphite shipments for September totaled 10,598 tonnes, about 600 tonnes more than in the corresponding month of 2016. In value...

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