Cost pressures threaten China’s graphite competitiveness

By Albert Li
Published: Friday, 30 January 2015

Supply update: Rising environmental and labour costs cause producers to fear for the future

Chinese flake graphite producers have begun to voice concerns over the impact of rising costs on their ability to retain a competitive advantage as a low-cost global supplier.

IM Data sources have confirmed that labour and environmental costs, in particular, are likely to have an increasing impact on Chinese suppliers over the...

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