Cheap freight rates make Chinese graphite attractive
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...