Mixed views on European graphite market
Published: Friday, 03 February 2017
Some suppliers are expecting to increase their graphite output as they forecast rising demand and prices this year, although IM has been made aware of lower Chinese offer prices reaching customers in Europe.
The graphite market in Europe has remained broadly stable at
the start of 2017 so far, although some participants pointed to
instances of discounted offers from China.
As the sector entered the new year, suppliers reported
stability in market prices although some discrepancies in
demand flows were seen. While some...