by upstream supply shortages and rising rutile and ilmenite prices, titanium
dioxide prices in the third quarter of North America showed a slight increase.
As the price of titanium dioxide products has risen, the price of titanium
dioxide in the paper production market has also increased.
to ICIS monitoring data, after the US domestic price increase of 1 to 3 cents
per pound, the price of titanium dioxide has been pushed up to 1.60 / lb ~ 1.70
US dollars / lb FD free shipping. Although the market occupied the price in the
third quarter, the price increase was not common in the free negotiation
contract and the stable value of the producer Chemour. In the Ti-Pure value
stabilization (TVS) strategic planning market, the price increase was not
common. According to the Global Producer Price Index (PPI), Chemour adjusts its
price every six months by achieving stable profits and reducing customer price
year, paint production has decreased, followed by paint manufacturers'
expectations. After a weak start to the year, at present, some of the terminal
market's buying interest has improved slightly, but in other market segments,
the buying interest is still less than the demand in 2018.