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DuPont announces price increase for all titanium dioxide grades in Asia Pacific region

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DuPont announces price increase for all titanium dioxide grades in Asia Pacific region

June 02, 2010 - 16:25
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SINGAPORE, June 2, 2010 (PRNewswire) -DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a price increase for all DuPontTMTi-Pure® titanium dioxide grades sold in the Asia Pacific region.

Effective July 1, 2010, prices for all titanium dioxide grades (TiO2) will increase by $175 (USD) per metric ton in Asia Pacific, excluding the People's Republic of China and Australia.

Effective July 1, 2010, prices in China will increase by 1.0RMB/kg.

Effective July 1, 2010, prices in Australia will increase by A$150 per metric ton.

DuPont Titanium Technologies is the world's largest manufacturer of titanium dioxide, serving customers globally in the coatings, paper and plastics industries. The company operates plants at DeLisle, Miss.; New Johnsonville, Tenn.; Edge Moor, Del.; Altamira, Mexico; and Kuan Yin, Taiwan; all of which use the chloride manufacturing process. The company also operates a mine in Starke, Fla. Technical service centers are located in Paulinia, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Mechelen, Belgium; Dzerzhinskiy, Russia; Kuan Yin, Taiwan; Ulsan, Korea; Shanghai, China; and Wilmington, Del., to serve the Latin American, European, Middle Eastern, Asian and North American markets.

DuPont is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in approximately 80 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.

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