Ilmenite prices rise for second week on tight supplies

By IM Staff
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...

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