Chinese flake graphite prices push higher on winter-related supply tightness
Published: Thursday, 13 December 2018
Tight supply and more inquiries this week pushed Chinese flake graphite export prices higher while spherical graphite export prices were stable amid steady demand. European prices held unchanged because of limited pre-Christmas buying.
By Huaqing Fu, Davide Ghilotti
China’s flake graphite export prices rose this
week, reflecting higher offers from producers due to tighter
supply because of the winter months and stockpiling by
Fastmarkets IM assessed the fob China price of flake graphite
94-97% C, +80 mesh at $950-1,200 per tonne...