Ilmenite delivers mixed signals while rutile prices pause

By Cameron Perks
Published: Thursday, 08 June 2017

Spreads widened on ilmenite prices to China while rutile markets held unchanged amid little reported trading activity.

Ilmenite prices continue to break multi-year highs, but buyer-reluctance and cheap Indian supply is keeping a lid on gains, market participants said. 

Ilmenite, bulk concentrates min 54% TiO2, CIF China is trading between $200-280/tonne CIF China, according to IM's 8 June assessment,...

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