FOCUS: Natural, synthetic flake graphite producers position themselves in fight for anode market

By Jon Stibbs
Published: Friday, 17 September 2021

Producers of natural and synthetic graphite are vying to improve their material for consumption in the rapidly developing anode sector, market participants said.

The consumption of natural graphite in China's anode sector is expected to increase in response to energy restrictions in Inner Mongolia, which have added to the cost of production of synthetic graphite.The high temperatures required in the production of synthetic graphite mean it is much more energy intensive than its...

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