British importers stockpiling graphite ahead of Brexit

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 03 April 2019

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British companies are understood to be stockpiling natural graphite ahead of Brexit as uncertainty mounts over trade arrangements once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.

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