Jixi graphite producers join forces to hike prices

By Albert Li
Published: Monday, 21 August 2017

Seven producers issued a joint statement notifying their customers of a mutually-agreed increase in prices, citing rising costs and low mine supply. Separately, domestic customers resorted to import graphite from Africa.

Graphite producers in Jixi city, in China’s south-eastern Heilongjiang province, came together to announce a mutually-agreed increase in graphite prices, which they said was needed on the back of fast-rising costs affecting operations.

At least seven producers in Jixi stamped a jointly-issued price increase notice, formally announcing their allegiance...

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