Could Brazil replace China’s graphite supply?

By Andrew Miller
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Andy Miller, Analyst, IM Data, examines Brazil’s standing in the flake graphite industry and whether it could replace China as the world’s number one producer

With an output of 96,000 tonnes in 2013, Brazil is the largest flake graphite producer outside of China, accounting for a quarter of global output.

As concerns grow over China’s approach to supplying international markets, and threats of consolidation rise, Brazil could become a critical source of supply over the coming...

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