Five takeaways for flake graphite from UNITECR 2015

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Monday, 28 September 2015

IM outlines five key points shared at the at the 14th Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories conference that are likely to influence demand for natural flake graphite in the refractories market over the coming years.

1. Steel adjustments will pull demand down

The steel industry is undergoing significant reforms as the world market faces severe overcapacity, both within and outside China.

While steel demand in Europe has been struggling to gain momentum, structural problems in China...

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