Chinese flake graphite imports surge y-o-y in April; competitive Mozambique materials erode export market share

By IM Staff
Published: Tuesday, 28 May 2019

China's imports of flake graphite soared year on year, while exports are lower due to material being offered from Mozambique at cheaper levels.

By Huaqing Fu

China imported 14,259 tonnes of flake graphite in April, up 156% year on year, while exports fell due to cheaper available stocks from Mozambique, according to official but unconfirmed data seen by Fastmarkets. 

While rising significantly year on year, imports were down 15.7% from March....

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