Large-flake Graphite Prices Settle 22 Percent Higher than 2008 Level

Simon Moores of Industrial Minerals reported yesterday that prices for large-flake graphite have now settled, “in both nominal and real terms,” much higher than pre-global recession levels.

As quoted in the market news:

IM Data has calculated that a tonne of +80 mesh, 94-97% C, large flake graphite (CIF, Europe) is 22% higher than in 2008 and 52% higher today than it was in 2006, when the volatility that has defined the industry over the last eight years began.

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