We have reported here in the last couple of weeks about China’s new law that bans “unqualified” petroleum coke. The law bans the import, sale or burning of this material, but does not define what makes a petcoke qualified or unqualified. There has been a lot of interest since this law came to everyone’s attention, […]
AZ China recently joined with two other companies to produce a major deep-dive study on the outlook for petroleum coke for the aluminium industry to 2025. The study was released September 1, and includes a look at every possible source of anode grade GPC both now and in the coming years. GPC or […]
Reuters have today published an opinion piece by Andy Home that raises the questions that we have been asking here on the blog and in the recent deep-dive study. We will be publishing an update to our clients and subscribers in a couple of days. Here is a link to the Reuters story.
The latest edition of the SPH reveals that some countries have lifted the price they pay for CPC, while others have managed small savings. The average price paid by Australia for instance, rose by $7, while India and Russia’s price rose by $6. Belgium however, paid $22 less and recorded the lowest price for the […]
I am pleased to report that the Anode Coke Outlook to 2025 report is on its way to the typesetting department. The feature photos shows our typesetting expert hard at work. (Actually our expert is using Adobe Indesign.) That’s good news for those of you who have placed your advance order, but a timely […]
You may have noticed that this blog has been very quiet the last few days. That’s because I have been doing the final edit of the major study we are launching. The Anode Coke Outlook to 2025 document is now just days away from being released. The final draft is being circulated for final […]