BASF raises global pigment prices by 15%

By Laura Syrett
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...

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