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US anode grade petcoke exports could skyrocket on possible China move: consultant

US anode grade petcoke exports could skyrocket on possible China move: consultant

US anode grade petcoke prices could skyrocket and US Gulf Coast fuel grade petcoke prices would fall if China imposes a ban on "unqualified petcoke," a petcoke specialist said Thursday. While the definition of unqualified petcoke has not been announced by the Chinese government, it is widely expected that petcoke with greater than 3% sulfur would be banned from import into the country, Stuart Ehrenreich of Anacortes, Washington-base... >>

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