Excess supply keeps graphite prices down
Published: Friday, 16 September 2016
Graphite producers have received few enquiries over the past week as excess supply, excessive capacity and growing competition looms large over the weak trading environment.
Prices for natural flake graphite grades
remained stable at current low levels as producers see limited
activity to pitch in higher offers to end consumers.
Excess supply of medium and coarse flakes amid slowing
demand from refractory manufacturers mainly in China and Europe
is keeping prices depressed - a trend that...