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In 2021, Sichuan’s titanium concentrate production account for more than 90% of the country’s

In 2021, the supply of titanium concentrate in Sichuan Province will reach a new high. The province’s annual output of titanium concentrate will reach 6.38 million tons, an increase of 460,000 tons or 8% year-on-year, accounting for more than 90% of the country’s total titanium concentrate. The Panxi area of Sichuan Province is the main […]

TiO2 Index continues to fall

Since 15th week, the index started to fall from 3154 to 2944 of now. Is the market turning down? Yes it is turning down. But very hard to tell how long this could last. Two main driven factors as: The strong US Dollar Index. Since the middle of April to now, the US Dollar index […]

Analysis of China’s titanium dioxide production in 2021

Accoring to, in December 2021, China’s titanium dioxide output was 334,400 tons, a decrease of 0.39% month-on-month, a year-on-year increase of 4.72%, and a decrease of about 1,300 tons. In 2021, China’s titanium dioxide production totaled about 3.8135 million tons, an increase of 8.24% year-on-year, and the output in 2020 increased by about 290,500 […]

Comment on the tio2 market during the first week of 2022

Moreover, last week, GDPR also announced 1000CNY/MT increase. Up to now, the ex-factory price of China’s rutile titanium dioxide including tax is 18,700-22,500 CNY/MT(FOB 3,000USD/MT- 3550USD/MT), and the ex-factory price of anatase titanium dioxide is 17,500-20,000 CNY/MT(FOB 2,800USD/MT- 3,200USD/MT). This week, some manufacturers resumed production, and some manufacturers plan to overhaul. The overall supply of […]

Africa’s first titanium dioxide plant is scheduled to be completed and put into operation in 2023

A few days ago, South Africa Nyanza Light Metal Mining Company announced that it will invest 4.5 billion rand (about 280M USD) to build Africa’s first titanium beneficiation plant and produce titanium dioxide. It is expected to be completed in 2023 with a production capacity of 80,000 tons/year.The construction site of the project is located […]

Is it the last radiance of the setting sun? LB followed the increase trend.

Background Finally the LB group announced the price increased yesterday after the global players with domestic 1000CNY/MT increase, and foreign market 150USD/MT increase, which fllowed by tens of manufactures in China till now. In the last month of 2021, the market of tio2 suddenly sore with a new trend of increasing after several months silence.2021 […]

TiO2 analysis on 3rd Dec. 2021 by ICIS

NOTE: Please click here for full details on the criteria ICIS pricing uses in making these price assessments.COPYRIGHTS: This article was shared to by anonymous industrial expert for public reading. The original text was edited by Deniz Koray, Heidi Finch, Joson Ng, which was posted on ICIC at 3rd Dec.2021. If this sharing is a infringement, please click to contact […]