The future of China's TiO2 industry: Consolidation and cleanup

By Albert Li
Published: Thursday, 10 December 2015

Experts at the Deyang Phosphor-Titanium Chemical Green Development Forum in China anticipate that consolidation in titanium dioxide will continue while the country attempts to clean up its sulphate-route production and drive breakthroughs in the chloride-route. However, speakers warned that unless overcapacity is addressed, prices will continue to deteriorate.

Industry participants at the Deyang Phosphor-Titanium Chemical Green Development Forum held this week in China have predicted that consolidation in China's titanium dioxide (TiO2) industry is set to continue as China adapts to an international market. 

Speakers also forecast that, in the long term, China will use both...

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