Perstorp increases prices for TMP and Neo

Effective April 1st, 2009 or as existing contracts permit Perstorp will increase the price for Trimethylolpropane (TMP) by EUR 75/MT in Europe, 4 c/lb in North America and USD 100/MT in all other markets. Neopentyl Glycol (Neo) will increase by EUR 85/MT in Europe, 5 c/lb in North America and USD 110/MT on all other markets.

Prices are being increased due to higher cost of operation mainly related to raw materials.