Graphite pricing news

  • December 2016

    China cancels graphite, magnesia, magnesite export taxes

    23 December 2016

    China has scrapped export taxes on graphite, magnesia and magnesite.

  • Graphite 2017 contracts showing no price change

    16 December 2016

    New year contracts for graphite are being negotiated at the same price levels as the current market rates, as buyers are covering for Q1 while some suppliers hope a rebound in demand may lead to a pickup in prices from Q2 onward.

  • Prices

    15 December 2016

    Antimony trioxide prices drop, as do iodine prices; lithium deals for 2017 approach closure; foundry chromite spot market widens; raw material costs lift WFA prices; graphite suppliers talk 2017 contracts; Cristal to increase TiO2 prices; industry concerned over China scrapping magnesia quota.

  • Pricing notice: Update on proposed delisting of graphite prices

    07 December 2016

    Industrial Minerals has delisted the prices of several grades of graphite from the beginning of December.

  • November 2016

    Pricing notice: Christmas schedule

    28 November 2016

    The publication of Industrial Minerals’ price assessments will be affected by the Christmas holidays.

  • Price Briefing 28 October – 03 November

    04 November 2016

    Titanium dioxide producers continue to look for price increases while graphite, bauxite and fused alumina prices held unchanged and lithium carbonate and hydroxide 2017 contract offers show a wide range.

  • Graphite suppliers talk 2017 contracts

    03 November 2016

    Spot market prices showed no sign of movement as negotiations to set new contract prices for graphite supplies in 2017 are well under way.