Indian Govt Undertakes Mid-Term Review of Anti-Dumping Duty on Graphite Electrode Imports
Supply shortage of Graphite electrode has been severe in the recent months. To get relief from this major problem Alloy Steel Producers Association of India (ASPA) had requested the DGAD (Directorate General of Anti-Dumping Duty), which comes under ministry of commerce, for initiation of a mid-term review of the anti-dumping duties imposed on the imports […]
China’s Graphite Electrode Export Up 20 in Jan18 on Aggressive Buying from Iran
Driven by the robust global demand, exports of Graphite Electrodes from China in Jan’18 exceeded the exports in Dec’17 by over 20% M-o-M. With rising steel production across the world, and the Electric Arc Furnace route of production gaining more and more popularity due to the inherent environmental friendliness over the Blast Furnace method, […]
Chinese Graphite Electrode Export to Dry up in 2018 ?
The sharp rise in Graphite Electrode prices was largely attributed to shutting down of Chinese Graphite Electode plants in 2017, resulting in a global shortage for the commodity. However, on the contrary official figures show exports of Graphite Electrodes from China in CY17 was 201,695 MT, which exceeded the exports in CY16 by around 58%. […]
Indian Govt. Introduces 20% Tariff Rate on Graphite Electrode Exports
The Union Budget for FY19 has brought in some cheer to the Graphite Electrode consumers in Indiaâ€” the Electric Arc Furnace steel makersâ€“ as the Government has introduced a Tariff rate of 20% on Graphite Electrode exports. However, export duty on Graphite Electrodes remains Nil, but, if the Govt. at any point deems it necessary […]