GLOBAL GRAPHITE SNAPSHOT: Soaring costs, strong demand drive up spherical prices
Published: Thursday, 23 September 2021
Key data from the graphite pricing sessions in Asia and Europe for the week ended Thursday September 23.
Prices of spherical graphite ticked up on increasing costs
of the hydrofluoric and sulfuric acids (HF) used to improve
its performance. Prices for HF have risen by around 30%
month-on-month, according to sources. Downstream demand
remained sound, with increasing export shipments from China
to major consuming countries South Korea...