How price spikes for graphite have got progressively worse

By Simon Moores
Published: Tuesday, 04 February 2014

Sudden price increases have defined the graphite industry over the last ten years. Here Industrial Minerals Data looks at spikes in the past and asks whether we can predict the next one

Flake graphite has experienced progressively worse price spikes since 2005 leaving many to question when, not if, the next one will happen.

There have been various contributing factors in flake graphite's price volatility that have characterised the last decade, from a shortage of rail cars in China to the emergence...

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