TiO2/Zircon pricing news

  • June 2017

    Price Briefing 23-29 June

    30 June 2017

    Bauxite and antimony trioxide prices moved down this week while iodine prices inched upwards. Meanwhile ilmenite and rutile markets remained unchanged.

  • Ilmenite outlook no clearer despite more optimism

    29 June 2017

    Ilmenite traders eye looming Chinese capacity losses, while welding powder producers fear Stradbroke shutdown which will take around 35,000 tonnes of rutile out of the market by 2020.

  • Ilmenite delivers mixed signals while rutile prices pause

    08 June 2017

    Spreads widened on ilmenite prices to China while rutile markets held unchanged amid little reported trading activity.

  • Price briefing 26 May - 1 June

    02 June 2017

    Strict anti-pollution controls in China continue to impact bauxite production, lifting prices; while rising raw material costs support white fused alumina; rutile prices registered small gain, ilmenite holds firm; andalusite supply in 2017 to fall; barytes fell amid global oversupply; aluminium trifluoride value spike on higher fluorspar prices

  • Ilmenite holds firm, rutile welding price rises

    02 June 2017

    Welding grade rutile prices have strengthened this week on tighter supply in the market, while ilmenite remains stable amid strong demand.

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