Fastmarkets’ Amy Bennett talks about the importance of graphite as a battery material in the energy transition and the outlook for the graphite market in 2023
There is strong political will and demand growth supporting Europe’s natural and synthetic graphite supply chains, but gaining permits for new projects will be the biggest stumbling block
The government of Canada has ordered two Hong Kong-based companies and another in China to divest their shares in three lithium miners based in the North American country
Read our latest report on how high battery costs could create headwinds for the EV revolution. With prices for critical battery materials including lithium, cobalt and graphite remaining high, how will this complicate the road ahead for battery prices to reach <100$/kWh?
United States President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday, October 19 that the Department of Energy (DoE) will be awarding $2.8 billion in grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Apparent weakness in graphite markets in recent months is masking the underlying graphite demand story
The graphite industry needs increased standardization along the chain toward active anode materials in order to attract investment, according to participants on a panel at Fastmarkets’ Battery Raw Materials conference in Barcelona, Spain
Covid-19 lockdowns in China together with the geopolitical impact of the Ukraine-Russia war continue to dampen demand for EVs battery raw materials such as graphite; logistical issues and high container costs are also creating supply-side concerns
Surging prices for battery raw materials including lithium, cobalt, nickel and graphite, and the supply/demand imbalance from the lack of investment extraction and production were key topics from our recent risk outlook webinar
The prices for electrodes made from synthetic graphite have been rising strongly as a result of feedstock cost rises, increased competition and tightened product availability
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