Chemours posts profit as TiO2 prices improve

By Kasia Patel
Published: Monday, 07 November 2016

Overall sales experienced a decline year-on-year, stronger prices for titanium dioxide products and higher demand for the company’s Opteon refrigerants resulted in a sequential improvement, reflected in Chemours’ Q3 financial results.

Leading titanium dioxide (TiO2) producer The Chemours Co. has reported a drop in net sales to $1.4bn in Q3 2016, down from $1.49bn the previous year. 

Sequentially overall sales increased 1%, largely driven by higher seasonal volumes in the company’s Titanium Technologies and Fluoroproducts segments, supplemented by...

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