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DuPont to increase titanium dioxide prices by $150/tonne in Asia

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DuPont to increase titanium dioxide prices by $150/tonne in Asia

February 22, 2010 - 14:00
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SINGAPORE, Feb. 22, 2010 (PRNewswire) -DuPont Titanium Technologies announced a price increase for all DuPontTMTi-Pure® titanium dioxide grades sold in the Asia Pacific region.

Effective April 1, 2010, or as permitted by contract, net prices for all titanium dioxide grades (TiO2) will increase by $150 (USD) per ton in Asia Pacific. Effective April 1, 2010, or as permitted by contract, net prices in China will increase by 1.5RMB/kg.

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 more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.