Chinese graphite exports, imports rise y-o-y in Feb

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 13 April 2018

Chinese demand for graphite was notably stronger at the beginning of this year than in early 2017, contributing to firm prices, while imports of non-Chinese graphite are increasing significantly.

Chinese exports of flake graphite rose in February against last year’s levels but declined against the previous month, while imports of the mineral continued to grow.

Chinese flake graphite exports stood at 9,423 tonnes in February, posting a 39% rise year on year. In value terms, the month’s trade...

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