Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Global And #China Needle Coke Industry Report, 2014-2016
The global needle coke capacity rose from 920 kt/a to 1,160 kt/a in 2006-2013, registering a CAGR of 3.9%. So far, American and Japanese companies have mastered the needle coke production worldwide. ConocoPhillips as the world’s largest producer of oil-based needle coke saw its capacity up to 370 kt/a in 2013; C-Chem, the largest coal-based needle coke producer, boasted capacity of 170 kt/a in the same year. In 2006-2013, China’s needle coke capacity grew from 60 kt/a to 240 kt/a at a CAGR of 17%, far above the global level.