Graphite pricing news

  • July 2016

    Price Briefing 8-14 July 2016

    15 July 2016

    Chinese lithium spot prices continue to decline; iodine price declines show no sign of letting up; Chinese potash contracts signed; alumina prices fall

  • Excess supply continues to stall graphite prices

    08 July 2016

    Price Review: Dwindling consumption rates in traditional end markets have stalled any upward movement in graphite flake prices as an over abundance of supply leads the industry to an impasse.

  • Price Briefing 1-7 July 2016

    08 July 2016

    Fluorspar prices fail to rebound due to weak demand; Chinese TiO2 operators signal yet another price hike; bauxite prices slow down amid persistent issues in consumption; Chinese silicon carbide export values point to lower prices; lithium prices see a degree of stabilisation.

  • Price Briefing 24-30 June 2016

    01 July 2016

    Brexit leaves mineral producers in limbo; graphite prices hindered by weak refractory market; Chinese lithium price dip likely to be temporary; potash contracts signed at lower levels; TiO2 driven by improvements in Chinese housing and automotive sectors.

  • Graphite prices remain flat despite upward push

    01 July 2016

    With the first half of the year leaving little room for further declines in graphite prices, Chinese producers’ attempts to boost prices have failed to materialise in the markets outside of China with weak consumption levels spurring discounts.