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Graphite pricing news

  • February 2017

    Price Briefing 27 January - 2 February

    03 February 2017

    Industrial minerals prices were unchanged this week during the Chinese New Year holiday where the country is shut. The graphite market in Europe remained largely stable despite the scrapping of Chinese export duties from January.

  • Mixed views on European graphite market

    03 February 2017

    Some suppliers are expecting to increase their graphite output as they forecast rising demand and prices this year, although IM has been made aware of lower Chinese offer prices reaching customers in Europe.

  • January 2017

    Pricing notice: Proposal to delist Henan-origin graphite grade

    13 January 2017

    Industrial Minerals is proposing to delist its graphite FOB Henan prices.

  • Pricing notice: Proposed change to IM’s graphite China price

    13 January 2017

    Industrial Minerals proposes changes to some China graphite prices.

  • Graphite prices fall following export tax cancellation

    13 January 2017

    Graphite prices have fallen in China following the country's decision to scrap the 20% duty on exports of natural flake and amorphous material, while delivered prices to Europe held unchanged.

  • Price Briefing 6 -12 January

    13 January 2017

    Graphite and magnesia prices fall after the cancellation of export duty, while antimony trioxide price increase on restocking. Despite rising raw material costs, calcined alumina prices remained largely unchanged.

  • Market mulls impact to price as China scraps graphite duty

    06 January 2017

    The elimination of the previous duty regime for Chinese graphite exports may lead to short-term reduction in prices from the Asian origin, market participants said, although some played down the long-term impact of the change.

  • Price briefing 30 December - 5 January

    06 January 2017

    Graphite market weighs up scrapping of export taxes; China rare earth prices stable for January; alumina and bauxite supply reportedly tight in China; Chinese DBM, CCM export value drops; Chinese TiO2 producers hike prices again.

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