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