Q1 ilmenite outlook mixed; Vietnamese quota announced for 2018
Published: Friday, 22 December 2017
The price outlook for ilmenite is mixed heading into the first quarter of next year, with uncertain Chinese demand and a new 2018 export quota announced in Vietnam under scrutiny.
The prospects for ilmenite prices in the
first quarter of 2018 are cloudy given continued uncertainty
relating to environmental inspections in Panzhihua in China,
suppliers and traders have told Industrial Minerals.
Traders could not reach consensus over the proportion of
operations that have closed or that remain open...