Indian flake graphite output down 11% in 2014

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Friday, 28 November 2014

Supply update: Supreme Court rulings on mining and environmental regulations see India’s flake graphite output fall

India’s production of flake graphite has fallen below 24,000 tonnes in 2014 due to the introduction of mining regulations by the new government, aimed at reducing illegal mining and improving safety standards.

The country’s domestic output has dropped from 27,000 tonnes in 2013, with imports from areas such as...

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