Graphite pricing news

  • December 2018

    Price Briefing: December 6-13

    14 December 2018

    European silicon carbide prices rise on supply tightness, expectation of further increases; Ground calcined alumina price rises in run-up to Christmas; Chinese flake graphite prices push higher on winter-related supply tightness; MEIS 2018: China turning net importer of metspar amid strong steel market; GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese lithium carbonate prices firm on tight supply; hydroxide quotation dips on weak demand

  • PRICING NOTICE: Fastmarkets IM Christmas schedule

    14 December 2018

    Certain Fastmarkets prices will be rolled over between December 25 and January 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays.

  • Chinese flake graphite prices push higher on winter-related supply tightness

    13 December 2018

    Tight supply and more inquiries this week pushed Chinese flake graphite export prices higher while spherical graphite export prices were stable amid steady demand. European prices held unchanged because of limited pre-Christmas buying.

  • October 2018

    China’s unshaped refractory materials output down 1.3% in September

    29 October 2018

    Unshaped refractory materials output in China fell slightly in September, attributed to lower production of alumina-silicon refractory materials.

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