According to customs data, China's tio2 import in May 2019 was about 13,700 tons, a decrease of 30.84% year-on-year and 3.52% month-on-month. Imports of the top three regions is Taiwan, Australia, Mexico, January-May cumulative imports of 59,900 tons, a year-on-year decrease of 30.54% ;
In May 2019, China's titanium dioxide exports were about 88,500 tons, up 10.77% year-on-year and 14.95% month-on-month. The top three countries in India, South Korea and Brazil exported 391,100 tons from January to May, down 2.84% year-on-year. The impact of China-US trade wars, China's import and export of US titanium dioxide decreased significantly compared with the same period of last year.