PPG “not anticipating TiO2 price rises”
Published: Friday, 18 July 2014
The indication that TiO2 prices are not expected to increase, made by one of the world’s largest paint producers, will chill the bones of many mineral sands producers, as most have been predicting that prices will start to creep up. However, as Bunch point outs, demand for coatings is increasing globally.
Paints and coatings producer PPG Industries said during a
conference call that it did not anticipate any price rises in
titanium dioxide (TiO2).
For TiO2, we didnt see much movement between the
first and second quarter and we are really not anticipating any
movements up, CEO Chuck Bunch told listeners...