Tough times for graphite flake
Published: Monday, 06 April 2020
A softening market for graphite flake in Europe, followed by oversupply and the impacts of the novel coronavirus have combined to subdue prices.
European prices for fine graphite flake have remained
stubbornly low although the biggest producer, Syrah Resources,
slashed its output in September 2019. Since then, the market
has tightened but the emergence of the Covid-19 coronavirus
pandemic has damped any recovery.
Fastmarkets’ price assessment for graphite
flake 94% C, -100 mesh,...