Sweden's Perstorp seeks hike in polyol, oxo product prices

14 September 2004 15:14  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (CNI)--Swedish chemicals group Perstorp said Tuesday it is seeking to increase the prices for polyols and oxo products from 1 October.


The proposed hikes, which Perstorp said are necessary due to higher raw material prices, are as follows:




Overseas markets

Trimethylolpropane (TMP), Neopentyl Glycol (Neo)



Pentaerythritol (Penta)



NX 795 ester alcohol



2-Ethylhexanoic Acid (2-EHA)




For polyols, a Perstorp spokesman told CNI the proposed increase is 8-15% over current prices. The scale of the planned oxo products rise was not immediately available.

By: Russell Ong
+44 208 652 3214

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