European graphite prices rise sharply

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Thursday, 05 October 2017

Sellers in Europe report increasing demand for all graphite grades between 94% and 97% C content, while higher prices from Chinese suppliers is forcing some EU grades upwards by as much as $200/tonne.

Spot prices of refractory grade graphite sold in the European market have seen a sharp rise over the past week following rapid appreciation in China and higher demand from consumers.

While the Chinese flake graphite market had already posted a number of upticks for several grades during the past month,...