Ilmenite price range widens downward in China, defying expectations
Published: Thursday, 20 September 2018
Ilmenite prices in China softened again this week due to ample supply and weaker-than-expected demand, defying expectations from some market participants that they would not.
Weaker-than-expected demand, which is the result of a number
of factors, combined with ample supply have caused ilmenite
prices in China to decrease for the third time in as many
months, resulting in a widening price spread.
The main factors which have contributed to lower demand this
month include a slowing Chinese economy, the...