Flake graphite prices in China set to fall again on weak demand, strong imports

By Jon Stibbs, Huaqing Fu
Published: Friday, 26 July 2019

The market for 100-mesh flake graphite in China is unlikely to recover from the influence of high export volumes by Syrah Resources and low demand from the refractories sector, until demand from the battery sector ramps up.

The combined effects of new supplies of flake graphite from producer Syrah Resources and persistent weak demand were likely to continue to weigh on the price of the product in China, market participants told Fastmarkets on Thursday July 25.

Fastmarkets assessed the price of graphite flake, 94% C, -100 mesh,...

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