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Basic Chemicals Price Watch

9:24 AM MDT | September 3, 2010

Dow Chemical says it will increase the price of select grades of low density polyethylene (LDPE) in North America and South America on October 1, or as contracts allow. LDPE-based specialty compounds, including flame retardant and low smoke- zero halogen products, will increase by 19 cts/lb. LDPE jacketing and elastomeric insulation grades will increase by 12 cts/lb, and selected general purpose grades will increase by 7 cts/lb Huntsman says it increased the price for all grades of titanium dioxide (TiO2) by 8 cts/lb in North America, €150/m.t. in Europe or...

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