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Graphite pricing news

  • August 2017

    Price Briefing 11-17 August

    18 August 2017

    Graphite prices rise again; magnesia up as environmental back on Lioaning; iodine increases; antimony trioxide stays unchanged in midsummer; Industrial Minerals proposes to delist barytes and bentonite grades; fluorspar drops; ICL and APC conclude potash supply contracts with India.

  • Chinese flake graphite prices rise again

    18 August 2017

    As it happened with magnesia, the graphite market in China has gone through a lot this year, first with the cancellation of the export tax and sharp price drops, and then with a swift rebound in prices, as supply continues to be constrained.

  • Price Briefing: 28 July - 3 August

    04 August 2017

    Ilmenite prices flat as market takes stock of China mine closures; activity increase lifts chemical chromite prices; Chinese graphite prices keep rising; Imerys Graphite to increase carbon black prices; iodine spot and contract prices tick upwards slightly.

  • IM's July Price Movements

    03 August 2017

    IM's monthly price movements.

  • July 2017

    Imerys Graphite to increase carbon black prices

    31 July 2017

    The price of conductive carbon black materials - which are supplied to end markets including batteries and polymers - will increase from September.

  • Chinese graphite prices keep rising

    31 July 2017

    Plus mesh graphite grades have posted another sharp increase by end-July while minus mesh grades have stabilised.

  • Price briefing 14 – 20 July

    21 July 2017

    Chinese graphite prices rebound following sharp decline when China scrapped export tax in January; Closure of numerous small mines in China supports ilmenite market; European producer Alteo to increase price on all speciality alumina products; Global antimony trioxide price drop; IM spodumene delisting notice

  • Chinese graphite prices rebound on output cut

    21 July 2017

    Prices for some graphite grades in China have rebounded since the country's export tax was cancelled in January.

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