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DuPont to raise titanium dioxide prices in Brazil from Oct. 1

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DuPont to raise titanium dioxide prices in Brazil from Oct. 1

September 23, 2010 - 10:27
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WILMINGTON, DE, Sept. 23, 2010 (PRNewswire) -Effective Oct. 1, 2010, net prices for resale customers in Brazil will increase by $280 (USD) per metric ton, or as permitted by contract, as a result of regulatory changes affecting all imported TiO2.

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, Florida. Technical service centers are located in Paulinia, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Mechelen, Belgium; Dzerzhinskiy, Russia; Kuan Yin, Taiwan; Ichon, Korea; Shanghai, China; Hyderabad, India; 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 90 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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