Flake graphite prices soften on sellers’ push

By Davide Ghilotti, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 17 August 2018

Prices for three grades of European flake graphite declined this week as well as one grade of China-origin material, as the impact of the cheaper yuan spreads to graphite trading.

Flake graphite prices into Europe decreased this week due to sellers pushing to secure contracts following a period of low trading, while spreads have increased in some cases due to high-purity material holding its ground.

Following some months of firm prices across the board, both in Europe and in China,...

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