Rutile prices rise in China as ilmenite market pauses

By Cameron Perks
Published: Thursday, 11 May 2017

Rutile prices have risen to almost US$900/t CIF China as demand for TiO2 pigment runs high as coating season gets under full swing in Europe and the US.

Spot market prices for rutile, a key raw material in titanium dioxide pigment production, have risen substantially amid strong demand.

Industrial Mineral's prices of rutile concentrate min 95% TiO2 bulk CIF China rose to a range of $800-890/tonne 11 May from $700-840/tonne previously....

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