Robust demand from EU refractories producers supports graphite prices

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 29 June 2018

High demand for +894 flake graphite material, one of the main grades used by European refractories producers, has boosted prices although other grades are unchanged.

Firm demand from consumers in Europe pushed the price of refractory grade graphite with 94% C content slightly higher while all other grades held stable.

European refractories producers have reported strong activity from across their customer base since the start of the year, which has underpinned price levels for raw...