GRAPHITE 2019: Higher costs in China drawing new producers to expandable graphite, Roskill says

By Jon Stibbs
Published: Wednesday, 11 September 2019

New entrants to the graphite market, such as India, have been attracted to the growing expandable graphite sector because costs in China have risen, according to Roskill Information Services

China’s competitiveness in the expandable graphite market has been challenged by rising costs while the state attempts to clean-up the industry.

The East Asian country is responsible for more than 90% of global production, Suzanne Shaw, a division manager at Roskill Information Services, said at Fastmarkets’ Graphite 2019 conference...

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