TiO2: False bottom

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Saturday, 26 September 2015

Repeated predictions of a return to health in the titanium dioxide pigments and feedstock industries have so far disappointed market participants. James Sean Dickson, Reporter, examines the industry and considers what might be necessary to bring about a brighter future.

Commentators predicting a market upturn in the titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments and coatings industry in the past few years would be unlikely to find much success in the field of divination.

The sector, at both the feedstock and finished-product ends, has repeatedly defied expectations of a turnaround, reflecting weak post-crash...

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