Competition in the carbon and graphite products market is intense, particularly with regard to price, quality and service. Producers of graphite have regained their pricing power on account of global consolidation by numerous graphite electrode producers. Carbon products find application in areas including steel and aluminum production, glass making, aerospace industry, nuclear power, and electronics […]

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Manufacturers are raising the prices of stainless steel because the price of nickel, used in the production process, is increasing sharply. Global demand for stainless steel is growing on the basis of strong sales of end products. Some speculative funds have also flowed into nickel trading, industry officials said.

The spot price for nickel on the London Metal […]

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