Since Jan 1st, 2017 , Chinese customs canceled the export tariff of flake graphite, graphite prices showed a downward trend, for example, before the Spring Festival -194 Chinese graphite quote FOB US $570-600 / ton, compared with the first week of January has reduced 10 dollars / ton, and this FOB price will continue to decline in the future, according to sources, China export tariffs for graphite is 20%, the subsequent price is expected to be down by 20%.