Winter preparations push flake graphite prices down
Published: Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Weak demand compounded by flake graphite producers building inventories for winter mining slowdown
Low purity (85-87% C) flake graphite prices fell by up to
$150/tonne in September 2013 as excess supply was compounded by
producers preparing their winter inventories.
The average price of European flake graphite grades, which had
already fallen by almost 10% since the start of the year, fell