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Economics :: Prices

Basic Chemicals Price Watch

10:10 AM MDT | May 22, 2009

BASF says it increased the price of polytetrahydrofuran due to poor margins caused by the economic downturn. Prices increased by 6 cts/lb in North America, €75/m.t. in Europe, and $200/m.t. in Asia, effective May 1 or as contracts allow. Dow Chemical’s Dow Europe says it increased polyurethane raw material prices in Africa, the Mideast, and the Indian subcontinent due to rising feedstock and energy costs. Prices for toluene diisocyanate increased by $200/m.t., and prices for polyols increased by $100/m.t., effective May 5 or as contracts allow, Dow...

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