From January to April, the total export volume of oil-based needle coke was 86,600 tons, a year-on-year decrease of 50.79%
From January to April 2020, China’s total needle coke output totaled 140,000 tons (60,000 tons of coal-based and 80,000 tons of oil-based).
Import and export:
In terms of needle coke imports, the total coal-based needle coke imports from January to April were 17,800 tons, down 23.8% year-on-year; the total imports from oil-based needle coke from January to April were 23,900 tons, down 44.85% year-on-year.
Regarding the export of needle coke, the total export volume of oil-based needle coke from January to April was 80,600 tons, a year-on-year decrease of 50.79%.
Source: Graphite & Carbon