Analysis

Green petroleum coke production in August 2021 increased in four major select markets, United States, China, India and Japan, reflecting the rebound in industrial activity and rising demand for energy worldwide during the third quarter of this year, according to CW Research's PetcokeWeek Market Data.

World's largest aluminium producer have been facing difficulties to manage its huge demand, even with a production of up to 3.2 million tons in April

Aiming at carbon neutrality, the Russian aluminium player announced it plans to complete the demerger in the first quarter of 2022

Electricity, aluminium and fertiliser sectors could be charged in the first phase of a new carbon border tax

After falling from 3-year peak, aluminium prices rebound and are forecast to reach USD 2,050 a ton from USD 1,850 for this year

The domestic supply has proven its great impact on the market, reflecting changes in domestic production

China is also expected to strengthen its domestic aluminium supply

Prices of refined oil, on the other hand, are expected to rise

The move aims to strengthen its political and economic ties with Myanmar

The scientists are using fluidized bed technology in burning petcoke

Smelters have become unprofitable due to high electricity prices

The calcination unit was temporarily shut down for maintenance work

Growing use of private vehicles is expected to ramp up demand for petrol

US petcoke exports reached 33.4 million tons in 2019, according to leading global and multi-industry advisory, research and business intelligence boutique CW Group.

US petcoke export prices are poised to increase in 2020, according to leading global and multi-industry advisory, research and business intelligence boutique CW Group.

Within five years, synthetic graphite is projected to account for almost 70 percent of the global graphite market in terms of demand, a similar share to that expected for 2018, according to CW Research’s 2018 update of the World Natural and Synthetic Graphite Market Demand Forecast Report.

The global graphite market volume is forecast to grow at a double-digit average annual rate, increasing to over six million tons between 2018 and 2023, according to CW Research’s 2018 update of the World Natural and Synthetic Graphite Market Demand Forecast Report.

According to CW Research’s “Petcoke Country Market Data”, during the first half of 2018, petcoke production rose in India, but contracted in China and Brazil.

Prices of imported petcoke in India have displayed a substantial increase during March compared to the previous month.

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