【Low-Sulfur Petroleum Coke】Stable Market Shipments, Fewer Inquiries for Negative Electrode Materials
【Low-Sulfur Petroleum Coke】Stable Market Shipments, Fewer Inquiries for Negative Electrode Materials Procurement
On June 25th, the mainstream negative electrode material, natural graphite, artificial graphite, and mesocarbon microbeads (MCMB), was priced at 40-42000 yuan/ton, 340-3800 yuan/ton, 25-27000 yuan/ton, and 65-7000 yuan/ton, respectively. The price of calcined petroleum coke products is provided for your reference...
The main refineries operate at stable prices. Sinopec refineries focus on stable shipments, while Jinzhou, Jinxi, and Jilin Petrochemicals continue their pricing policies. After price adjustments, Urumqi Petrochemicals will ship according to the latest prices. The maintenance period of Taizhou CNOOC is coming to an end, and there are plans to release coke in the near future. Modified coal tar pitch market prices have been reduced by 273 yuan/ton, with mainstream prices ranging from 4,300 to 4,500 yuan/ton. Low-sulfur slurry prices have been increased by 40 yuan/ton, with mainstream prices ranging from 3,750 to 3,850 yuan/ton. The needle coke market has poor shipments, and market prices still show a downward trend. Upstream and downstream stakeholders remain cautious.
In the negative electrode market, prices for low-end products remain stable. Currently, the market is characterized by "low-price competition," which is expected to continue for a considerable period. "Cost reduction and efficiency improvement" are the main pressures faced by negative electrode manufacturers. The overall competition in the market is intense. Negative electrode manufacturers have significantly reduced their inventory, and there are sporadic inquiries for procurement, but actual purchases are limited. The negative electrode manufacturers are facing insufficient order volumes, leading to cautious buying behavior. Follow us to stay updated on the production and sales dynamics of negative electrode materials.
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