27 August 2015
TiO2 has yet to bottom out as end-use companies continue to “do more with less”. Q2 results poor across the board.
25 August 2015
Sources confirm FOB Australia prices stable within ranges but premium grades are said to be edging up; South African supply may tighten.
21 August 2015
Flat pricing in fluorspar, graphite and mineral sands persists despite renminbi devaluation and confidence erosion.
14 August 2015
Bromine prices rise, while proppants and TiO2 evidence Q2 declines; graphite and zircon prices remain flat.
11 August 2015
Ceramics manufacturing in Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia is holding prices up locally but suppliers are wary of pushing for increases in a fragile market.
07 August 2015
TiO2, fluorspar and salt face downward price pressure while graphite and zircon hold steady.
03 August 2015
Stable pricing seen as positive but suppliers would like to see gains to compensate for weakness in TiO2 feedstocks.