Japan’s dropping amorphous consumption rates

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Amorphous graphite imports in to Japan have dropped drastically as steelmakers switch to other substitute materials

Amorphous graphite imports into Japan – previously the world’s biggest importer of natural graphite – have continued to fall as the country’s steel sector moves towards the substitute material, anthracite.

Japan was the leading importer of amorphous graphite for over a decade...

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