FTC’s Tronox lawsuit leans on Third Circuit price-fixing case

Charles McConnell

12 December 2017

FTC’s Tronox lawsuit leans on Third Circuit price-fixing case

Titanium dioxide sample, wikimedia/Benjah-bmm27

The Federal Trade Commission’s administrative complaint seeking to block Tronox’s purchase of Cristal’s titanium dioxide business leans on an appellate court’s characterisation of the market for that chemical as an oligopoly.