Carbon and graphite market highlights

Graphite Miners News For The Month Of June 2020

Seeking Alpha – 27 June 2020  Summary: China graphite flake-195 spot prices were only slightly higher in June. Graphite market news - Benchmark Mineral Intelligence forecasts that by 2029 demand for flake graphite will increase by four times. Graphite company news - Ceylon Graphite first commercial graphite sale. Mineral Commodities announces Skaland record sales in Q1. Talga Resources looks to expand battery anode capacity…

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China’s total export of graphite electrodes was 46,000 tons in January-February 2020

Hebei (Hebei Hongqiqu New Material Co., Ltd.) – 21 May 2020 According to customs data, China’s total export of graphite electrodes was 46,000 tons in January-February 2020, a year-on-year increase of 9.79%, and the total export value was 159,799,900 US dollars, a year-on-year decrease of 181,480,500 US dollars…

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How India’s Graphite Electrodes Trade Dynamics Changed in Last Two Years?

Tehran (Mining News Pro) – 8 March 2020 According to Mining News Pro - However, after time span of two years, the situation normalized with setting up of new GE units in China and increased supplies from the country. These events had a direct impact on India GE trade dynamics also. While Indian GE prices saw a of jump of 200% and a drop of 90% in past two years two years, India’s export trend also observed a change due to U.S…

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Graphite electrode market set for recovery, GES says

London (Fastmarkets) -- 16 Sept 2019 Prices for market electrodes have hit bottom and the market is now waiting for the trigger for prices to rise again, GES Europe analyst Benjamin Sarkoezy tells Fastmarkets in an overview of the current market. The graphite electrode market is approaching a crunch point after months of heavy falls, according to producer and graphite consultant GES. Graphite electrodes are used in both electric-arc furnaces…

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SteelMint’s China Roadshow: Precious Insights into Graphite Electrodes and Needle Coke

Raipur (SteelMint Events) -- 18 Apr 2019 Graphite Electrodes is an indispensable part of steel making through the EAF route – and it’s evolving all the time in China. In tandem with Needle Coke quality improvements opening up previously unimaginable trade possibilities. SteelMint with delegates from world over hit the road in China to find out all this and more…

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Russia’s Graphite Electrodes Major Energoprom Invests in Plant Modernisation

Raipur (SteelMint Events) -- 18 Jun 2019 SteelMint has learnt that Russian electrodes major, Energoprom (EPM) Group along with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and Government of the Rostov Oblast has signed a special investment contract for the modernization of production of graphite electrodes at the site of the EPM – Novocherkassk Electrode Plant…

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Poor Steel Demand and Rising Raw Material Prices are Playing Havoc on Indian Graphite Electrodes Prices

Raipur (SteelMint Events) -- 23 Jun 2019 It seems that the tables have turned for the global graphite electrodes manufacturers including that of India as after enjoying the price buoyancy for almost two years, the same are falling freely without any restraint. Now as per the latest information that various sources have shared with SteelMint, UHP grade GEs have registered a plunge of INR 100,000 – 150,000 (USD 1,500- 2,100/MT) against…

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Will the EAF Steel Sector in Southeast Asian Countries Support Graphite Electrodes Demand in Future?

Raipur (SteelMint Events) -- 18 Jul 2019 The hype around graphite electrodes demand and prices that started in the latter half of 2017 due to supply-side structural changes in China seems to have subsided with GE demand exceeding supply in China and country’s subsequent exports of its produce to various other countries…

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What is compelling Iran to set up its own Graphite Electrodes Plant?

Raipur (SteelMint Events) -- 23 Jul 2019 Iran’s steel industry has been growing rapidly in recent years in line with the country’s ambitious plan to raise output to 55 million tonnes per year by 2025.The country’s crude steel output in 2018 stood at around 22.8 MnT, registering a surge of 7% y-o-y basis…

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Graphite electrode makers under pressure;Graphite India, HEG hit 52-wk lows

New Dheli (Business Standard) -- 11 Jul 2019 Thus far in the calendar year 2019, HEG (down 68 per cent) and Graphite India (down 63 per cent) have nosedived by more than 60 per cent each, as compared to 7 per cent rise in the S&P BSE Sensex. Shares of graphite electrode (GE) makers – Graphite India and HEG – slipped by up to 9 per cent in intra-day trade on the BSE, hitting their respective 52-week lows on concerns of softening…

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China carbon industry to face severe overcapacity -association

Beijing (Reuters) -- 22 Dec 2018 China’s carbon industry will face severe overcapacity from the second-half of 2020, after producers rushed to expand capacity amid fat profit-margins, an official from the China Carbon Industry Association (CCIA) said on Saturday. Carbon products are widely used in sectors such as metallurgy, chemicals, aviation and renewable energy due to their strong resistance to corrosion and good…

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Correction makes Graphite electrode stocks attractive; accumulate

New Delhi (Money Control) – 19 Feb 2019 The stocks of graphite makers, HEG and Graphite India, nosedived recently after having had an extraordinary run for one-and-half years. Graphite electrode is a key raw material for making steel using the electric arc furnace (EAF) process…

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Breaking down the UHP graphite electrode market

London (Metall Bulletin) -- 31 Jul 2018   Shortages last year of the ultra-high-performance graphite electrodes used by EAF-based steelmakers and some non-ferrous metal producers rapidly pushed up their price; Metal Bulletin asks Hidehito Takahashi, managing corporate officer of Showa Denko K.K…

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Graphite India, HEG surge 5%; Macquarie sees up to 50% upside

New Dheli (The Economic Times) -- 29 Jun 2018   Shares of Graphite IndiaNSE 4.29 % and HEGNSE 1.72 % hit upper circuit of 5 per cent on Friday after global brokerage firm Macquarie initiated coverage on graphite electrode majors with ‘Outperform’ rating…

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India's high-flying graphite electrode firms face curbs

New Delhi (Reuters) -- 19 Feb 2018 Indian manufacturers of graphite electrodes used in electric arc furnaces are booming on the back of China's pollution crackdown, but soaring prices have set the companies on a collision course with government and steelmakers. In an unusual intervention, India's steel ministry is pushing for electrode makers to cut prices for smaller steelmakers after a 500 percent surge in domestic prices, sources told…

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China has become net importer of graphite electrodes: Jefferies

Liverpool (Platts)--2 Nov 2017  China has become a net importer of graphite electrodes after shuttering 30% of its capacity, according to a note from investment bank Jefferies after meetings with producer Graphite India. This is a marked shift…

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Shares Of Graphite Electrode Makers Decline As Prices Fall In China

London (BloombergQuint) -- 15 Nov 2017 Shares of Graphite India Ltd. and HEG Ltd. fell from their all-time highs today as the prices of graphite electrodes, used in steel production, continue to decline. The two companies that account for about a quarter of global capacity fell 5 percent each…

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See uptick in prices of graphite electrodes; more upside for stocks: Experts

New Delhi (Moneycontrolcom) -- 29 Nov 2017 Graphite electrodes maker stocks have been under pressure of late but it was a space that was doing extremely well…

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Graphite Electrodes Market Revenue will Reach $27.5 Billion by 2022

Washington (Esticast Research & Consulting) -- 4 Jan 2018 The global graphite electrodes market was valued at $5.04 billion in 2016, and is projected to reach $27.5 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 28.4% from 2017 to 2024. In 2016, the ultra-high graphite electrode segment generated the highest revenue share in the global graphite electrodes market…

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