Graphite continues to feel the pressure of oversupply

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Friday, 27 May 2016

Prices remain sluggish with a lack of demand leading to stockpiles mounting both within China and Europe. As a result, the hope of any price upturn remains limited before Q4 2016.

Natural flake graphite prices remained flat this week with producers reporting few orders from traditional buying markets.

While the slowdown in China has resulted in weak domestic demand with producers struggling to clear inventories despite not being in production post the Spring Festival,...

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