DuPont (DD +0.4%) is facing slimmer margins in its production of titanium-dioxide pigment as...

|By:, SA News Editor

DuPont (DD +0.4%) is facing slimmer margins in its production of titanium-dioxide pigment as prices in the $16.3B market are poised for the first two-year drop in a decade because of oversupply and weak demand. DD, Huntsman (HUN) and other TiO2 producers may not see recovery as soon as they expected amid a selloff of inventories 50% higher than normal.