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IM23: Doubt Cast Over Chinese TiO2 Price Increases

With additional price increases expected from Chinese producers, some delegates at IM23 are skeptical that the recent spate of price announcements are being accepted by pigment customers. Although a number of pigment companies have announced price increases this year, some market participants are not convinced that these are being implemented in their entirety. Delegates on […]

Chemours Gains Cash and Time for Key Strategies

TiPMC still considers the Chemours’ goal of US$500M in base cost reduction plus EBITA from new products to be a difficult challenge. Some key points have to be explored to fully understand the implications of the cost reduction plan: • R&D would nearly grind to a halt. • Only large payback programs would be justified. […]