Chinese “rutile” shipment turns out to be dolomite

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Tight supply and rising prices for pigment grade rutile prompts questionable deals

The scramble for rutile amid a tightening supply situation has clearly tempted some players into the arena of “dodgy dealing”, an industry source informed IM.

 

One European importer was recently dismayed to discover that its 20-tonne container shipment of titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment grade rutile from China...

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