Overview of the Market for Carbon And Graphite Products in the USA
In value terms, carbon and graphite products production fell to $ in 2019. Over the period under review, production showed a perceptible contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The value of the carbon and graphite products market in the U.S. reduced to $ in 2019, dropping by -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2013 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $, and then fell in the following year.