Ilmenite holds firm, rutile welding price rises
Published: Friday, 02 June 2017
Welding grade rutile prices have strengthened this week on tighter supply in the market, while ilmenite remains stable amid strong demand.
Rutile prices have remained largely stable this week, but
some market participants have indicated to IM
that welding grade rutile may now be fetching over $1,000/tonne
Rutile supply is tightening over the short to medium term,
market participants said, and while "demand for pigment
production is certainly helping"...