BATTERY MATERIALS CONF: Natural graphite to become new trend in EV sectors in the future

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 18 April 2019

Increasing demand for graphite cathode for new energy vehicles (EV) and its cheaper price compared with synthetic graphite, is turning the attention of the market to the price of flake graphite, delegates at Fastmarkets’ Battery Materials Conference in Shanghai heard last week.

By Huaqing Fu

In terms of traditional downstream industries for flake graphite, such as refractories, foundry and lubrication, and pencils, growth in flake graphite consumption has been stable.

But in high-tech fields, such as EV sectors, consumption of flake graphite has emerged as a growth point of demand in...

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