02 Mar 11
Huntsman Announces Titanium Dioxide Price Increases in North America

BILLINGHAM, UK – The Pigments division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) today announced price increases for all its titanium dioxide pigments in North America.  The following increases are effective 1 April 2011 or as applicable contracts allow:

For all products sold in North America:  $0.15 per pound (USD) or $0.15 per pound (CAD).

In addition to the above, a further price increase of $0.05 per pound (USD) or $0.05 per pound (CAD) will be applied to the following products:

All anatase, inks, and polymer products (TIOXIDE®TR28, TIOXIDE®R-TC30, TIOXIDE®R-FC5), TIOXIDE®R-XL and the DELTIO® free-flow pigment range.

These price increases are in addition to all price increases previously announced.

About Huntsman:
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

Forward-Looking Statements:
Statements in this release that are not historical are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management's current beliefs and expectations. The forward-looking statements in this release are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances and involve risks and uncertainties th at may affect the company's operations, markets, products, services, prices and other factors as discussed in the Huntsman companies' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Significant risks and uncertainties may relate to, but are not limited to, financial, economic, competitive, environmental, political, legal, regulatory and technological factors.  The company assumes no obligation to provide revisions to any forward-looking statements should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by applicable laws.

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