Huntsman Announces Price Increases for all of its Titanium Dioxide Pigments in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East
BILLINGHAM, UK – The Pigments division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) today announced price increases for all its titanium dioxide pigments in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. The following increases are effective April 1, 2011 or as contracts allow:
Asia-Pacific: $200 (USD) per tonne
Africa, Latin America and Middle East: $200 (USD) per tonne
These price increases are in addition to all price increases previously announced in these regions.
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Our operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman has approximately 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2010 revenues of over $9 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.
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