Weak graphite demand resists Tianjin effect on prices

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Friday, 21 August 2015

Price Review: The explosion at the Chinese port last week has had a limited impact on graphite prices, although it raised concern for small-scale miners, as environmental pressures mount.

Natural flake graphite prices have seen yet another stable week as reduced shipments from China’s Tianjin ports left minimal to no impact on the market, with demand continuing to shrink.

Sources told IM that demand is lower than expected and orders have been dropping in last few months, with...

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