Japan’s slowing graphite demand continues
Published: Thursday, 14 November 2013
Falling consumption from Japan’s refractory and steel sectors set to alter the graphite map
Graphite imports into Japan previously the worlds
biggest importer of natural graphite have continued to
fall as refractory output declines and the countrys steel
sector moves towards alternative recarburisers.
Japan was the leading importer of natural graphite for over a
decade prior to 2011,...