Graphite flake premium calculator
The Value in Use (VIU) was updated to 4.8% on October 1 for
the fourth quarter of 2020 from 5% in the third quarter.
The Carbon-VIU measures, in percentage terms, the price
value of one extra % of carbon content as reported in the
The VIU is calculated using statistical methods and the
large amount of prices and data collected by Fastmarkets.
The VIU shown is the value implied by the market and not an
An example of what the Carbon VIU means practically: A
published Carbon VIU of 7% means that material with a 95%
carbon content is priced by the market, on average, 7% more
expensive than 94% carbon content material, assuming other
factors are equal.
Likewise, it means that 96% carbon content material would
be 7% more expensive than 95% material, and that 97% carbon
content material would be 7% more expensive than 96%
material or 21% more expensive than 94% carbon.
For more information, to provide feedback on this
graphite snapshot or if you would like to contribute to the
price discovery process, please contact Jon Stibbs or Sybil
Pan by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please add the subject
heading "FAO: Jon Stibbs/Sybil Pan - graphite."