Kronos profits surge on higher TiO2 prices, sales

Published: Friday, 12 May 2017

Kronos is the latest titanium dioxide producer to report improved results after the recent increase in selling prices for the pigment.

Kronos Worldwide reported rising profits on May 8, citing "higher average TiO2 selling prices and higher sales volumes". 

Profit at the US-based company’s TiO2 segment surged to $56.5m over the first quarter of 2017, compared to just $3.8m a year earlier.

The increase was driven by...

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