Weak graphite electrode prices hit manufacturers' profits

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 25 April 2014

CCG optimistic on future electrode and graphene revenues while GrafTech slashes costs

Price weakness in the graphite electrode industry has cut deep into the profits of major manufacturers, latest corporate financials have shown.

China Carbon Graphite Group Inc. (CCG), China’s largest supplier of fine-grain and high-purity graphite, said that 2013 had been “the most difficult year in [its] history”, recording a 69.7%,...

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