Slashed flows from Mozambique cut China’s flake graphite imports in December
Published: Thursday, 13 February 2020
Shipments of flake graphite from Mozambique to China totaled 2,362 tonnes in December, a significant drop of 74.8% from 9,378 tonnes in November, according to official (but unconfirmed) data seen by Fastmarkets.
Among shipments from country in southeast Africa, those from
Syrah Resources - an Australian company that operates the
Balama graphite project in Mozambique - hold a share of 75% of
China’s total imported flake graphite, according
to market sources.
Syrah slashed its production target in September for
the fourth quarter in an...