BASF raises global pigment prices by 15%
Published: Monday, 01 September 2014
German chemicals producer blames difficult market for increases; offers little reassurance to TiO2 feedstock producers
Global chemicals conglomerate BASF is increasing the
price of several pigments and dyes by up
to 15%, effective 1 September.
The global increase will affect mostly azo pigments, yellow
and red high performance pigments, effect pigments,
phthalocyanines and dyes, the company said.
It added that: Price increases are necessary...