China flake graphite prices dip on slow buying, weakening yuan

By Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 24 August 2018

Chinese flake graphite export prices fell on soft domestic prices and a weakening yuan against the US dollar, while spherical graphite export prices were stable on steady demand from downstream anode producers.

China’s flake graphite market began to downtrend this week due to some producers offering lower prices to attract deals in a flat market. Exporters also decreased flake graphite export prices on softer domestic prices and a recent weakening in the exchange rate between the yuan and the dollar.