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The price of titanium and titanium alloys increase sharply in March 2017


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Currently, the Chinese titanium market continues its crazy, especially titanium sponge market. The main quoted price for 1 grade titanium sponge increases to 64 thousand RMB per ton, and 0 grade titanium sponge up to 65 thousand RMB per ton, the amount of increase over 58%. Nevertheless, we have only price, but cannot buy because of shortage.


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There are two reasons:

- The cost of upstream raw material increase sharply, such as the price of titanium concentrate ore raised 230%, titanium slag raised 71%, TiCl4 raised 42%.


- Some TiCl4 and titanium sponge manufacturers stop their production because of the environmental protection policy goes stricter.


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So, the Titanium mill products and Titanium sputtering targets will rise to a certain extent.


Haohai Team