Effective Jan. 1, 2008, BASF AG, Germany, will raise the global price of acrylic monomers.
Price increases in Europe, Africa and the Middle East include glacial acrylic acid and ethyl
acrylate by 70 euros per metric ton; n-butyl acrylate by 100 euros per ton; and 2-ethyl hexyl
acrylate and methyl acrylate by 120 euros per metric ton.
Price increases in North and South America include glacial acrylic acid and ethyl acrylate by
$66 per metric ton; and n-butyl acrylate, methyl acrylate and 2-ethyl hexyl acrylate by $110 per
Prices also will increase in Asia, depending on product and region.
December 27, 2007