The coming 2022 was set to start from a higher ground.

The coming 2022 was set to start from a higher ground.

After Kronos’ announcement in 02nd Nov, on 17th Venator announced the 400USD/MT increase in asia pacific region since 1st Jan. 2022. And today, TRONOX announced the 350USD/MT increase in the same region.
At the meanwhile, the Chinese suppliers is quiet and easy. Some of them lower their price a little, but most of the suppliers kept their price still. In a whole view, the price is stable. But now, the dealers’ stock is not abundant. If the output comes into a shortage, the price will jump quickly.

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TiO2 market analysis in the mid of Nov.2021

TiO2 market analysis in the mid of Nov.2021

In the early of this month, KRONOS announced 400USD/MT price increase effect from 1th Jan. 2022.
Our analysist thinks it was more like a late response to earlier market increasing. With the restriction of Memorandum of Cooperation(MOC), the increasing pressure was passed to next year. But more importantly, the global shortage of chloride process tio2 is a strong pillar stone to the price increasing.

But to the Sulphate process products, it is another story. After the increasing wave in late of Oct.2021, the market is far more weaker than expected. After breaking the record time again and again, the market finally calms down a little bit. And people are waiting to the ChinaCoat2021, and expecting a drop after that.

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TiO2 market analysis 20191131

First, Market Analysis

It was almost completed in November. It was identified as a weak titanium dioxide market after the Shanghai Coatings Exhibition. The end market has severely reduced prices, and the price market has become increasingly clear. Some manufacturers have adjusted their prices after the meeting. Panzhihua Haifengxin Chemical announced a rise of 200 yuan / ton against the trend, which aroused the attention of many people. The main reason for the increase is the high cost of raw materials and the shortage of spot supply in the market. The force is not strong, and the initial intention is obvious.

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