Rutile market knocked by supplier offers, zircon under pressure

By IM Staff
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...

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