GLOBAL GRAPHITE SNAPSHOT: Soaring costs, strong demand drive up spherical prices

By Jon Stibbs, Sybil Pan
Published: Thursday, 23 September 2021

Key data from the graphite pricing sessions in Asia and Europe for the week ended Thursday September 23.

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China

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...

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