IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Viewpoint

Pressing on Prices

12:19 PM MDT | July 1, 2008 | Robert Westervelt Robw@Chemweek.Com

Dow Chemical’s move last week to lift pricing by a further 25% in July, in addition to the 20% hike it announced in May, underscores the urgent and critical situation faced by chemical makers as both energy and feedstock costs soar (p. 8). Dow’s first-half feedstock and energy costs are up more than 40% year-over-year. Oil and feedstock costs have continued to rise since its initial May announcement, “and that trajectory shows no sign of changing,” Dow says. The company’s hydrocarbon and energy bill has surged four-fold, from $8...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.



Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.

 














 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa