Negative growth in global graphite production
Published: Monday, 29 June 2015
Production update: Fragile industrial markets have created a hostile demand environment causing prices and production to collapse; nevertheless the industry remains optimistic over emerging applications of high-end grade products
Sluggish steel growth,
China’s industrial consolidation and fragile
economic conditions pushed global natural graphite production
to 768,800 tonnes for 2014, falling 25% from its 2011 peak.
The major downturn in Chinese production was reflected to a
larger extent in flake...