Global Graphite market - demand for natural flake graphite

The flake graphite market is diverse as it is an essential and irreplaceable material in many industries.

Many parts of the world are net importers of flake graphite like India, USA, Europe and Japan. The EU and USA have classified the material as a critical resource.

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Global graphite market - flake graphite , expandable graphite

The flake graphite demand is experiencing high growth in various industries. The expandable graphite market is growing at 7% CAGR between 2017 - 2022 and the global battery market at a 32% CAGR between 2017 - 2022 (Source: Fast Markets Report). The market size is projected to increase many folds by 2030:

Global graphite market report - Demand for natural graphite

The following chart classifies applications and industries according to the required flake size and projected growth rates:

Jumbo graphite flake

Jumbo Flake

  • Gaskets and Seals
  • Flame Retardants
  • Thermal sheets
  • Fuel cells
  • Expandable Graphite
  • Thermal Management
Large graphite flake

Large Flake

  • Basic Refractory
  • Magnesia Carbon
  • Alumina Carbon
  • Unshaped Refractory
  • Flame Retardants
  • wire drawing
  • refractory
Small graphite flake

Small Flake

  • Paintings & Coatings
  • Pencils
  • Dry & Ni MN Batteries
  • Lubrication
  • Friction Materials
  • Composites
  • Li-ion Batteries
  • Aviation 8 Space Technology

Sectors = High growth, over 7% CAGR projected