China introduces import tax on spherical graphite

By Andrew Miller
Published: Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Trade restrictions imposed as China seeks dominance in processing market

China has imposed a new 6.5% import tax on coated spherical graphite in a move that will strengthen their increasing authority on the lithium-ion battery market.

The levy, which will be as high as 35% for nations less likely to be business partners such as Bhutan, Palestine and Serbia, is...

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