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Japan VAM & Poval Increases VAM Prices
10:19 AM MDT | July 27, 2009 | Lindsey Bewley
Japan VAM & Poval, a Shin-Etsu Group company, says it increased the price of vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) in Japan by ¥15/kg on July 21 due to rising raw material costs. “The company has been making efforts to absorb the increasing costs by such measures as rationalization; however, the sharp increase in the costs of the raw material and energy have now gone beyond the range that company-wide efforts alone could cope with,” the company...
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