Refractory grade graphite prices going nowhere
Published: Thursday, 10 December 2015
Traditional markets will not lead a recovery in graphite prices before the second half of next year and the emergence of battery demand could be too late to prevent a major market slump.
Prices for refractory grades of graphite are
unlikely to improve until the second half of next year, or more
likely until 2017, IM learned at the 5th Graphite and
Graphene Conference in London this week.
Producers, traders and buyers described the pricing
situation as "pretty miserable" across all grades of