Graphite 2018: Sector may be sleepwalking again into overcapacity - Asbury

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Monday, 10 September 2018

New capacity to be added over the next two years may outpace the growth in demand and lead to oversupply of as much as 69% by 2020 on the global market, according to Asbury chief Stephen Riddle.

The graphite sector may be heading back to overcapacity in the near term should new production coming to the market cause global supply to expand faster than demand, delegates heard at the 7th Graphite and Graphene conference in London.

"We are looking to three years of tough times due to...

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