BASF Raises Dispersion Prices In Europe

Effective November 1, 2006,
Germany-based BASF AG has increased prices for acrylate and XSB copolymer dispersions by 60 to 80
euros per metric ton in Europe. The company said the price hike reflects significantly increased
raw materials, transportation and energy costs that it is no longer able to offset by efficiency

November 14, 2006