Graphite pricing news

  • June 2016

    Price Briefing 17-23 June 2016

    24 June 2016

    Future of European markets uncertain as UK votes to leave the EU; fluorspar prices experience further drops; chromite market stabilises; oil price holds barite steady.

  • Graphite prices see upward spike

    20 June 2016

    Chinese producers have succeeded in lifting flake graphite prices on the back of growth in domestic refractories production and declining stockpiles. Amorphous could benefit from the government’s Lutang investment project, however overcapacity in the sector means prices are unlikely to make any gains in the short term.

  • Price Briefing 10-16 June 2016

    17 June 2016

    Lithium market participants point to price exaggeration; doubts cast over China’s TiO2 price hikes; fluorspar prices steady at low levels; decline in graphite continues.

  • Graphite market splits over traded prices

    13 June 2016

    Specialised graphite grades experience more stability at higher price levels than natural flake graphite as traditional buying markets resist market upturn,

  • Price briefing 3-9 June 2016

    10 June 2016

    Lithium lags, graphite uptick not expected “for at least four years”.

  • Graphite inactivity limits hopes of price rebound

    02 June 2016

    Price Review: While the prices remain steady industrial inactivity continues to suppress regular trades with global demand showing few signs of recovery