Gap widens between chloride, sulfite grade TiO2 prices

By Claire Patel-Campbell
Published: Thursday, 09 December 2021

The price gap between titanium dioxide on an fob China basis for sulfite-grade material and a ddp Europe basis for chloride-grade product widened on Thursday December 9, with participants noting rising freight rates and energy costs, along with weakness in the domestic Chinese market.

Fastmarkets’ price assessment for titanium dioxide pigment, chloride grade, ddp Europe, was at €3,200-3,500 ($3,618-3,958) per tonne on Thursday December 9, widening upward by €200 from €3,200-3,300 per tonne previously. 

At the same time, the price assessment for titanium dioxide pigment, sulfite...

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