Graphite electrodes are not necessarily available in China if you have money now
Because China’s graphite electrode market is basically in a situation of no value this week. Many logistics have stopped shipping, and graphite electrode manufacturers are also finishing the year-end work,
Graphite electrode price
As of this Thursday, the mainstream price of UHP450mm specifications with 30% acicular coke content in the market is 135,000-14,000 yuan/ton, the mainstream price of UHP600mm specifications is 28-30 thousand yuan/ton, and the price of UHP700mm specification is 42-45 thousand yuan/ton.
Graphite electrode raw material
The price of China’s low-sulfur coke market is stable this week, basically entering the holiday mode, and there is no obvious transaction.
As of this Thursday, the price of China’s Daqing Petrochemical 1 # A petroleum coke was 1700 yuan/ton, and China’s Fushun Petrochemical 1 # A was quoted at 1700 yuan / Ton; the market price of low-sulfur calcined coke is 2800-3000 yuan/ton. The price of China’s needle coke market is stable this week, and many companies have ceased production. The mainstream quotations for the coal-based and oil-based products in China are now reported at 7500-9000 yuan/ton.
Graphite electrode factory
Chinese steel prices fluctuated slightly this week.
Judging from the price trends in various parts of China, the spot market has entered a “dormant” state, demand is getting weaker. The operating rate of electric furnace steel mills has fallen from 55% to 25%, and profit margins have further declined.
Rebar futures encountered resistance
Have a certain impact on traders’ psychology. According to the calculation of the independent electric arc furnace (all scrap) in East China, the cost of rebar is 3667 yuan/ton, which is 22 yuan/ton higher than last week; the gross profit per ton of steel is 7 yuan/ton, which is 48 yuan/ton lower than last week.
In view, the current price difference RMB 100 / ton the first-class and third-class steel plants in the market.
many independent electric furnace steel mills’ actual profit is -127 RMB / ton, last month a decrease RMB 52 / ton