PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to amend titanium dioxide prices

By William Clarke
Published: Monday, 20 January 2020

Fastmarkets proposes changes to the specification of three titanium dioxide prices.

After initial consultation with the market, Fastmarkets proposes to make a number of changes to its titanium dioxide prices to better reflect where the highest spot liquidity is seen in the market, and to increase the specificity of the type and grade of material assessed.

The proposed changes are:

Titanium dioxide pigment, bulk volume, cif US, $/tonne to be changed to: 

Titanium dioxide pigment, chloride grade, DDP North America, $/tonne

Quality: Chloride grade

Quantity: 20 tonnes minimum

Location: DDP North America 

Timing: Spot

Unit: $/tonne

Payment terms: within 1 month 

Publication: Weekly, Thursday, 4pm London Time

Titanium dioxide pigment, bulk volume, cif NorthernEurope, €/tonne to be changed to: 

Titanium dioxide pigment, chloride grade, DDP Europe, €/tonne

Quality: Chloride grade

Quantity: 20 tonnes minimum

Location: DDP Europe

Timing: Spot

Unit: €/tonne

Payment terms: within 1 month 

Publication: Weekly, Thursday, 4pm London Time

Titanium dioxide pigment, high quality, bulk volume, cfr Asia, $/tonne to be changed to: 

Titanium dioxide pigment, sulphite grade, fob China, $/tonne

Quality: Chloride grade

Quantity: 20 tonnes minimum

Location: Fob China

Timing: Spot

Unit: $/tonne

Payment terms: within 1 month 

Publication: Weekly, Thursday, 4pm London Time

Fastmarkets also proposes to discontinue this grade: titanium dioxide pigment, bulk volume, cif Latin America, $/lb

The consultation period for this proposed amendment will end one month from the date of this pricing notice, on February 20, with changes taking place, subject to market feedback, from March 20. 

To provide feedback on this price or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter to this price, please contact William Clarke by email at: pricing@fastmarkets.com. Please add the subject heading FAO: William Clarke, re: titanium dioxide. To see all Fastmarkets’ pricing methodology and specification documents go to https://www.fastmarkets.com/about-us/methodology



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