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BASF to increase prices of polymer dispersions, powders, resins and additives in Europe, Africa and western Asia, effective June 20

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BASF to increase prices of polymer dispersions, powders, resins and additives in Europe, Africa and western Asia, effective June 20

June 19, 2011 - 20:53
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, June 20, 2011 (Press Release) -Effective today, June 20, 2011, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase prices in Europe, Africa and Western Asia for polymer dispersions as well as additives by 85 Euro per metric ton and acrylic resins and redispersible powders by 140 Euro per metric ton. This price increase is necessary due to continuingly high costs of raw materials and freight.

The products affected by the price increase are used as polymers for adhesives, fiberbonding, architectural coatings and construction chemicals.