Ramped-up supply of East African graphite flake weighs on prices

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Increased exports of graphite flake from Syrah Resources’ Balama operation in Mozambique have helped to bring down prices in Europe and China.

By Jon Stibbs

Graphite flake production from Syrah and other sources in East Africa is set to increase further this year and could add pressure on producers to lower their prices unless there is an increase in demand.

Fastmarkets assessed the weekly price of graphite flake 94-97% C, -100 mesh, cif Europe,...

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