Perstorp increases price for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid

Perstorp will increase price for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid effective October 1, 2013, or as existing contracts permit.

Effective October 1, 2013, or as existing contracts permit Perstorp will increase price for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid by:

100 EUR/MT in Europe
0.02 USD/lb in USA, Canada & Mexico
120 USD/MT in South & Central America
120 USD/MT in Asia, Africa & Middle East

Price increase is driven by raw materials price increases and squeezed unit margins.