Paint producers set for further TiO2 price hikes

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Published: Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Pigment buyers are cutting costs and increasing end prices while they warn of further raw material price inflation to come.

Paint producers are readying themselves for more increases in titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment prices, with product price rises planned to soften the effect.

TiO2 is the most expensive ingredient in paint manufacture and coatings companies are highly exposed to fluctuations in prices.

"Although we continue to face notable headwinds from...

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