China’s spherical graphite exports up 15.2% in Jan-Apr

China’s exports of spherical graphite, including uncoated and coated material, totaled 20,846 tonnes in the first four months in 2019, up by 15.2% from 18,093 tonnes in the prior year, according to official but unconfirmed data seen by Fastmarkets MB.

The leading destinations for Chinese spherical graphite during the period were Japan and South Korea, where new energy vehicle (NEV) markets continue to grow at a steady pace. South Korea remained the top importer of Chinese spherical graphite in January-April 2019, with the country receiving 10,650 tonnes, or 51%, of total China-origin spherical graphite shipments during the period. Meanwhile, Japan accounted for 40% of total Chinese spherical graphite exports in the first...

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Huaqing Fu

May 29, 2019

11:40 GMT

Shanghai