FOCUS: Pandemic highlights regional gap between China’s fob flake graphite prices

By Jon Stibbs, Sybil Pan
Published: Monday, 21 September 2020

China’s graphite flake export markets are showing price divergence between the main consuming markets of Japan, Europe and the United States, which have become more pronounced amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

There is a tacit understanding in the procurement price of China-origin flake graphite based on region. Buyers in Japan tend to buy material at a lower price compared with other major consuming markets in Europe and the US, sources told Fastmarkets. 

For example, graphite flake, 94% C, -100 mesh,...

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