China introduces import tax on spherical graphite
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