Price Briefing: 20-26 October
Published: Friday, 27 October 2017
Iodine price hits 15-month high after CPHI; TiO2 market holds firm while paint producers lift prices; Ilmenite market stalls, rutile tightens; chemical chromite slows down; European fused magnesia on the up again.
Global iodine prices hit a 15-month high this week after
producers and consumers gathered in Germany to negotiate
prices. The increase comes on the back of months of bullish
sentiment but little price movement.
The prolonged strength in TiO2 markets is forcing coatings
makers to increase prices, sources told IM....