[ferro-alloys.com] This week, offer of titanium product is mainly stable and trading volume is not large. Offer including VAT of titanium sponge 0 range from RMB 69,000 to RMB 70,000, and offer including VAT of low ferro-titanium 30% ranges from RMB 12,000 to RMB 13,500/mt, offer including VAT of medium ferro-titanium 40% ranges from RMB 17,000 to RMB 13,500/mt, and offer including VAT of high ferro-titanium 70% ranges from RMB 28,000 to RMB 35,5000/mt.
Northeast China, the main production area of ferro-titanium, conducting environment protection inspection, has an effect on many producers, small-seize Titanium iron plant even stop the production, and the supply volume of ferrotitanium has reduced. Ex-work price including VAT of low and medium ferrotitanium market still keep at above RMB 100,000/MT (25 basic price), and the conclude price has a large difference based on the payment method, product quality and area.
Currently, although prices of titanium concentrate and aluminite powder do not change, but supply quantity of Ferro-titanium is less, purchasing quantity of steel mill is larger and returned money is not well, and part ferrotitanium enterprises want to improve Ferro-titanium price.
Main concluded price of Rutile titanium dioxide in China tentatively main at RMB 18,000 to 19,500/MT,and main concluded price of anatase titanium dioxide is between RMB 15,500 to 16,500.
Demand for titaniuwm dioxide in China is still weak, but international market requirement is relatively stable, so order of most the first-line plant is still adequate and supply is relatively tense; however, for selling the goods, part small and medium plants begin to have pressure, especially, anatase titanium dioxide is more difficult to be sold.
- [Editor:Wang Linyan]