TZMI2014: The China slowdown could push industry forward

By Kasia Patel
Published: Tuesday, 11 November 2014

The well-documented slowdown in China has caused concern to industry players in a range of markets, including TiO2, as pigment consumption is closely linked to GDP. However, according to Research Works, the hard lessons taught owing to the slowing economy can be seen, from another perspective, as good news.

The slowdown in China and its effects on the titanium dioxide (TiO2) industry isn't the disaster that some industry commentators have indicated, delegates at the TZMI 2014 Congress heard today.

China's slowing economy has been well documented with regards to the TiO2 industry, with reports of oversupply, pricing slumps and ghost towns...

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