According to GlobalData, China is the world’s largest producer of graphite, with output of 814kt in 2022, down by 0.72% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from China increased by a CAGR of 7% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 0.15% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Graphite Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
China accounts for 68% of global production, with the other largest producers being Mozambique (14%), Brazil (5%), Madagascar (5%) and Canada (1%). Exports of graphite from China declined by 0.71% to 284kt in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to Japan. China’s graphite exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 0.15% between 2022 and 2026, to 285kt by 2026.
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