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Producers Hike VAM Prices

4:06 PM MDT | May 21, 2009 | Lindsey Bewley

Two producers have announced price increases for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM). Dow Chemical says it will increase the off-schedule price for the product lines of both acrylic monomers and VAM in all regions due to continued pressure on margins. Prices for acrylates and VAM will increase by 3 cts/lb, or $66/m.t, and prices for methacrylate and specialty monomers will increase by $4 cts/lb, or $88/m.t. The price hikes will go into effect June 1 or as contracts allow. Celanese says it will also increase the list and off-list  price of all grades of VAM by 3...

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