Africas potential is immeasurable. While Africa initially gained a reputation for its gold and diamond resources, the African mining industry is now also being recognised for its copper, graphite, lithium, platinum group metals and potash resources. However, the continent is faced with a resource curse, a term first coined by British economist Richard Auty in 1993.
Graphite suppliers in Africa are ramping up production to meet Chinas surging demand for the battery material. During H1 2019, natural graphite exports from Africa to China rose by more than 170, according to data compiled by Roskill.Send Inquiry