Qingdao graphite production starts to recover but prices unchanged

By Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 14 February 2020

Graphite production in the Chinese city of Qingdao, in Shandong province, one of the country’s production hubs for flake graphite, has begun to resume gradually but with prices flat because of limited spot market activity.

Flake graphite operations in Qingdao were shut down during China’s holiday for the lunar new year, which was extended to February 10 in Shandong province as part of the measures put in place to help control the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.

"Factories resuming operations should take...