It’s complicated: How mineral scarcity and human ingenuity shape the world of TiO2 feedstocks

By Cameron Perks
Published: Monday, 22 October 2018

Amid growing concern about the supply of titanium dioxide feedstocks, Fastmarkets examines the scarcity of these minerals and how processors are adapting to changes in availability.

A growing global population is boosting demand for materials for building and technology, sectors in which mineral sands play a key role - predominantly through ceramics for zirconium minerals and pigments for titanium minerals.

Emerging countries - where economic growth tends to outpace global gross domestic product (GDP) - present the...

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