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Exponential growth from the electric vehicle sector has propelled the industry’s graphite requirements and created challenges for in the graphic market. Various widely-used lithium-ion batteries – from LFP to NCM cathodes – use graphite anodes. When it comes to ESG considerations in the graphite industry, we are seeing awareness and incorporation of stricter policies developing, particularly in China for this critical battery material.
Our reporters and researchers cover the advantages and disadvantages of synthetic versus natural graphite, and provide price data, outlooks and insights into the supply-demand balance.
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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
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