Graphite pricing news

  • August 2016

    Price briefing 19-25 August 2016

    26 August 2016

    Trading remains quiet in iodine and graphite as prices edge down further, while some fused alumina production is resuming in China following weeks of shutdown. Market activities are expected to increase in the coming weeks as the European holiday season comes to an end.

  • Low-priced offers clog Indian graphite industry

    25 August 2016

    Competition has intensified in the Indian graphite space as additional capacities from Madagascar and Brazil hit domestic producers hard in a sluggish trading environment.

  • Price Briefing 29 July – 4 August 2016

    05 August 2016

    Chinese TiO2 producers announced ninth price hike; graphite trading slows in the summer season, while Chinese chromite buyers hold back from the market; stricter anti-pollution checks in China are continuing to hit on fused minerals production, and reduced output has supported prices.

  • Slow graphite market stunts price recovery

    05 August 2016

    Weakening transaction volumes, excessive inventories and slowing industrial activity continue to plague graphite price recovery, forcing producers to trade at even lower levels.