Storms rattle TiO2 demand

Published: Friday, 20 October 2017

A succession of hurricanes have rocked the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, weighing on coating demand.

An unusually brutal hurricane season in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico hit coating sales hard this year, according the latest Q3 results from two of the world’s biggest paint makers.

AkzoNobel, the Dutch-based paint company, reported flat sales volumes, in the face of "significant global supply chain disruptions, including Hurricane...

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