Fastmarkets presents the key discussion topics across the battery raw materials sector ahead of Fastmarkets’ China Battery Raw Materials conference taking place in Shanghai on December 6-7

Graphite companies in China are integrating their supply chains at home and abroad in response to the evolving market dynamics in the graphite industry, Fastmarkets has learned

European producers of synthetic graphite have welcomed the addition of the material into the European Commission’s Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA) but they stress more needs to be done for the sector to compete with Chinese imports and meet the act’s goals

China’s decision to impose export controls on synthetic and natural graphite has heightened the need for a European strategic partnership across the supply chain to develop security for these critical materials, according to the European Carbon and Graphite Association (ECGA)

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China’s Ministry of Commerce and General Administration of Customs is to implement temporary export controls on graphite-related items from December 1, aiming to safeguard national security and interest, it announced on Friday, October 20

China is once again flexing its proverbial muscles, imposing export controls on graphite and giving the Western world a reminder that it remains years ahead for certain aspects of the energy transition

Fastmarkets is inviting feedback from the industry on the methodology for its audited non-ferrous price assessments and indices, as part of its announced annual methodology review process.

Investment for new projects outside of China and acceptance that synthetic graphite will continue to play a role in supplying the anode battery sector are key for the development of the nascent European graphite market, according to panelists at Fastmarkets’ European Battery Raw Materials conference in Amsterdam

Australia-listed graphite miner Syrah Resources has received approval for a $150-million conditional loan commitment for its wholly owned subsidiary Twigg Exploration & Mining Ltd in Balama, Mozambique, the company announced on Monday September 11