TiO2/Zircon pricing news

  • August 2016

    Cristal Global joins TiO2 majors in price hikes

    30 August 2016

    As demand and activity picks up in the titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment sector, producers are following suit in upping their prices.

  • TiO2 producers push for 10th price hike

    26 August 2016

    Chinese producers have announced another price hike, the tenth this year, citing the rising cost of raw materials as well as stronger supply/demand fundamentals.

  • Price briefing 19-25 August 2016

    26 August 2016

    Trading remains quiet in iodine and graphite as prices edge down further, while some fused alumina production is resuming in China following weeks of shutdown. Market activities are expected to increase in the coming weeks as the European holiday season comes to an end.

  • Kenmare H1 revenue falls on low mineral sands prices

    24 August 2016

    While a large number of contracts were signed towards the end of 2015 for H1 2016 resulting in lower prices throughout the first half of the year, Kenmare said tightening ilmenite supply was starting to give way to higher prices as it looks to secure contracts for the second half of the year.

  • Price Briefing 5–11 August 2016

    12 August 2016

    Producer reported higher bromine prices in Q2; more pigments producers announced TiO2 price increases; lithium 2017 contract talks to begin and brown fused alumina prices tick higher.

  • China's TiO2 producers issue ninth price hike

    05 August 2016

    Titanium dioxide producers in China have announced another price hike, the ninth this year.

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