European graphite prices rise in early 2018 contracts

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 19 January 2018

Prices for +mesh sizes high-purity flake graphite on the European market have surged in Q1 and H1 contracts, but some suppliers are keen not to commit long-term amid continuing price volatility.

The flake graphite market in Europe has started 2018 on an upward trend, as demand for some grades has led prices for the first quarter and first half of the year to reach new highs, according to market participants.

Following a rapid appreciation in the Chinese spot market for flake...

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