Environmental inspections hit Chinese TiO2 supply
Published: Friday, 08 September 2017
Lower production rates following months of governmental inspections is leading to reduced supply in TiO2 and its downstream segments, with coatings manufacturers among the worst affected.
The series of environmental controls across the TiO2
industry in China led to low operation rates for local
producers and tightening supply for some products, prompting
market participants’ concern over the effect on
Despite September is normally a peak season for TiO2 products
sales in China, the average...