Cheap freight rates make Chinese graphite attractive

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Friday, 23 September 2016

Graphite buyers head towards China as low freight costs intensify competition amid weakening downstream demand; flake prices stable at current lows.

While prices in the flake graphite market remained relatively steady this week, falling freight rates have given an edge to Chinese suppliers in a market awaiting improvement in demand.

Lowering freight costs have given an edge to Chinese suppliers shipping material in containers...

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