Chinese graphite price rises to hit battery grades

By Laura Syrett
Published: Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Increases of 5-10% affect high purity products; refractory grade values remain unchanged

Price increases for Chinese graphite are likely to soon affect values for high purity material produced for specialist applications, such as batteries, IM has learned.

Sources familiar with the production situation in Shandong province, which is the principal source of ‘high end’ processed graphite products, including spherical and expandable graphite,...

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