Ilmenite prices rise for second week on tight supplies
Published: Monday, 09 September 2019
Tight supplies of the mineral sand ilmenite has led to a second price increase in two weeks for the titanium dioxide feedstock.
By Declan Conway
Limited availability and restricted supplies are propelling
concentrate prices up with steady demand for sulphate ilmenite
in China and Europe, according to industry sources.
Fastmarkets' price assessment for ilmenite concentrate,
47-49% TiO2, cif China, was $190-210 per tonne on Thursday
September 5, up by $10 per tonne...