Rutile market knocked by supplier offers, zircon under pressure
Published: Friday, 25 October 2019
A pessimistic outlook for rutile demand has prompted suppliers to cut offers to secure spot business, while the zircon market withstood expected weakness for now.
By Declan Conway
The rutile market has dropped for bagged material from
Australia, with downward pressure coming from cheaper offer
prices from suppliers, some of whom are holding more stock than
they expected against weaker demand this quarter.
Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for rutile
concentrate, min 95% TiO2, bagged, fob...