Roskill: graphite prices could push higher on tightening markets for batteries & electrodes
Green Car Congress
MAY 18, 2018
The tight supply/demand situation for graphite electrodes is expected to persist for much longer than many market observers expect. First, environmental plant closures in the raw material coal needle coke industry hampered the production of graphite electrodes. The growing demand for spherical graphite has injected life into natural graphite supply chain development in the rest-of-world (ROW). ROW still far from developing a spherical graphite supply chain.