China’s fine flake graphite price falls further; large sizes supported by supply scarcity
Published: Friday, 15 May 2020
China’s minus mesh graphite price fell for a fourth consecutive week on Thursday May 14, while the market for plus mesh strengthened due to supply scarcity.
Fastmarkets’ latest assessment for
graphite flake 94% C, -100 mesh, fob China dropped by
another $10 to $500 per tonne on Thursday, following three
consecutive equal price drops since April 16.
This has been attributed to sluggish demand from the main
consuming market, the refractory sector, and the emerging