Graphite pricing news

  • July 2015

    Price Briefing 24 – 30 July

    31 July 2015

    Bromine bounces back while graphite remains stable; rare earths and TiO2 continue to slide.

  • Graphite prices stabilise at lower end of ranges

    24 July 2015

    Price Update: Global demand shows few signs of recovery; higher prices for medium flakes heard from China.

  • Price Briefing 17 – 23 July

    24 July 2015

    Bentonite and fluorspar drop while vermiculite gains and vein graphite remains flat.

  • Summer torpor hits industrial minerals early

    22 July 2015

    Positive barite, bromine, soda ash prices stand out; refractory minerals continue to head south; TiO2 feedstocks face gloomy second half of 2015.

  • Prices

    22 July 2015

    First half drops for graphite leave little room for further slides, with weak consumption by refractories spurring discounts. In the cerium market, the light rare earth hovering around $2/kg mark prompting producers to say the mineral doesn’t pay to mine.

  • Vein graphite prices resist market slump

    17 July 2015

    Despite the slowdown in demand, Sri Lankan vein graphite producers aim to retain premium pricing for 2015.

  • Price Briefing 3 – 9 July

    10 July 2015

    Acidspar and graphite prices remain volatile; Tronox bumps up soda ash.

  • Graphite prices experience high volatility

    08 July 2015

    Prices face downward trend in view of limited industrial activity; Chinese producers register further 10% drop in domestic selling values.