ICCSINO ANODE CONF: Market hopeful of EV boost for flake graphite demand, prices in Q3

By Sybil Pan
Published: Monday, 24 May 2021

Small-flake graphite prices will be firm throughout the third quarter of 2021 due to spherical graphite market expansion amid sound development in the electric vehicle (EV) sector and low inventory, delegates from the supply side told Fastmarkets on the sidelines of an industry conference in Qingdao, China, on May 19-20.

"There could be a slight upward adjustment of China’s small flake graphite [price] in the following quarter, by 200-300 yuan ($31-46) per tonne [for graphite flake 94% C, -100 mesh (-194)]," a delegate at the ICCSINO Anode conference told Fastmarkets.

This is supported by an expected surge in...

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