TZMI 2015: TiO2 industry needs to get balance right

By Albert Li
Published: Friday, 20 November 2015

Disconnects between market conditions, customer requirements and the performance of TiO2 suppliers are hampering the sector’s ability to deal with soft demand and weak prices, delegates at the meeting in Shanghai heard.

The titanium dioxide (TiO2) industry could be facing another decade of weak trading conditions unless it rebalances the global supply chain for the pigment chemical, delegates at the TZMI 2015 Congress in Shanghai, China, heard this week.

David Robb, CEO of Australian mineral sands miner, Iluka Resources Ltd, told the meeting that...

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