BATTERY & SUPPLY CHAIN CONF: Flake graphite price recovery hampered by weak refractory sector; market looks to anode demand
Published: Tuesday, 16 July 2019
China's flake graphite price has been hit by weaker refractory materials demand this year, but there is hope that growing consumption from the lithium-ion battery anode sector will support the market in the long term.
Chinese flake graphite export prices will face headwinds in
the near term due to a slowdown in its traditional downstream
supply chain and a surge of imported materials, delegates said
on the sidelines of an industry conference in Qiandaohu, China,
on July 11-12.
In the fourth quarter of 2018...