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What Happened in China’s Graphite Electrodes Market this Week?

16 June 2019 - 00:23
The Chinese graphite electrodes prices especially that of UHP grade continues to remain stable this week. The current prices in China of UHP grade GE of size 450mm are heard to be in the range of RMB 24,000 – 26,000/MT (USD 3,470 – 3,760/MT) whereas that of size 600mm are in the range of RMB 48,000 – 60,000/MT (USD 6,940 – 8,675/MT).

Japan’s Graphite Electrodes Major Showa Denko to upgrade its European Production Sites

14 June 2019 - 00:52
Amid the increased graphite electrodes supplies from China and subsequent fall in global GE prices, Japan’s key electrodes manufacturer, Showa Denko has decided to improve its Carbon division’s production facilities in Europe with a planned investment of 5 billion yen.

China’s Major GE Manufacturer Resumes Production, Supply set to Increase

11 June 2019 - 22:00
China’s Heilongjiang Changsheng Carbon Co. Ltd., located in Sahngzi city of Heilongjiang province has once again started the production of graphite electrodes after the closure for almost seven years. The factory formerly known as Luohe Carbon Plant was closed down in the year 2012 amid poor market demand.

China Needle Coke Prices Reverse Global Trend

7 June 2019 - 19:47
The upheaval in graphite electrodes demand in the past two years and a steady surge in the requirements for graphite anodes for lithium-ion batteries in China has boosted the needle-coke demand in the country.

China: Silico Manganese Producers Firm on Prices

1 June 2019 - 15:48
In today's market of Silico Manganese, the expectation for upswing is still passionate. HBIS Group announced the purchase amount of Silico Manganese in June: 31,990MT, an increase of 2,500 MT compared with May 2019 and up 7,420 MT compared with 24,570 MT of June 2018.

ZEN partners with Canadian university to produce low-cost graphene

31 May 2019 - 19:20
ZEN Graphene Solutions (TSXV: ZEN) announced that it has signed an initial agreement to in-license certain intellectual properties from a Canadian university that when combined with ZEN's graphite from the Albany mine, produces low-cost, environmentally-friendly graphene.

How much UHP Grade GE Capacity is being added by China’s Three Key Manufacturers?

27 May 2019 - 13:00
Fangda Carbon, Kaifeng Carbon, and Jilin Carbon are China’s three leading graphite electrodes manufacturers. In 2018, due to a sharp rise in the graphite electrodes prices and a surge in market demand, all the three companies have recorded an increase in profits of more than 50% y-o-y on basis.

What do HEG Ltd’s Q4 FY19 Results Reveal?

25 May 2019 - 20:20
India’s Graphite Electrodes (GE) producer, HEG Limited has released its results for its last quarter of FY18-19 ended Mar’19.

China’s Graphite Electrodes Industry Performance in Q1 2019

22 May 2019 - 12:56
It seems that the Graphite electrodes shortage that has cropped up in China in the latter of 2017 amid closure of polluting GE units seems to settle out as considerable surge have been recorded in country’s electrodes production as well as exports for the first quarter of 2019.

India: Silico Manganese Prices In Raipur Tread Lower Amid Lacklustre Market

22 May 2019 - 12:41
Indian Silico Manganese Prices are under pressure due to various factors as it is highly dependent on the inventory level possessed by the producer and the region they are offering from and also the grade quality.
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