Graphite pricing news

  • September 2016

    Graphite Juniors News in Brief 28 September

    28 September 2016

    A brief roundup of notable junior activities in the graphite industry.

  • Cheap freight rates make Chinese graphite attractive

    23 September 2016

    Graphite buyers head towards China as low freight costs intensify competition amid weakening downstream demand; flake prices stable at current lows.

  • Price Briefing 16-22 September

    23 September 2016

    Most minerals' prices remained stable with little trading activities following the mid-autumn festival holiday in China. Imerys has raised its calcium carbonate prices while Orocobre expects its lithium prices to reach $10,000/tonne.

  • Price Briefing 9-16 September 2016

    16 September 2016

    Mineral sands prices moved up on increased activity in titanium dioxide and tighter supply from China; antimony trioxide continues to rise on the back of strength in antimony metal; suppliers of chemical grade chrome ore have raised their quotes further but the degree of acceptance from the market remains to be seen.

  • Excess supply keeps graphite prices down

    16 September 2016

    Graphite producers have received few enquiries over the past week as excess supply, excessive capacity and growing competition looms large over the weak trading environment.

  • Recovery in natural graphite trades stalling

    12 September 2016

    With global demand stagnating in a continually weak market, prices for high-purity grades remain unmoved while excessive capacity of low purity grades could see a greater price disparity moving into Q4 2016.