TiO2 World Summit: Replacement sellers hope high prices will spur demand

Published: Monday, 09 October 2017

Rising TiO2 markets are raising hopes for a wave in substitutions, similar to that seen in 2011-12.

As titanium dioxide prices break higher, pigment makers are marketing a new generation of extenders and replacements.

TiO2 demand is running high, with supply remaining squeezed in Europe and China.

But high prices and volatility, combined with the looming threat that the pigment’s classification by an...

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