China imposes export controls on graphite used for EV batteries

Move follows restrictions on key metals, heightening concerns for electric vehicle and semiconductor industries

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Graphite mineral. Source: iStock
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Graphite mineral. Source: iStock

China has announced export controls on certain categories of graphite, a material crucial for electric vehicle batteries.

The move follows Beijing's recent restrictions on the export of gallium and germanium, essential metals in the semiconductor, telecommunications and electric vehicle industries. Reuters reported...

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