Perstorp increases price for 2-EHA

Leading specialty chemicals company Perstorp will increase price for 2-ethylhexanoic acid (2-EHA) effective 1 April 2017 or as existing contracts permit.

Effective 1 April or as existing contracts permit, Perstorp will increase the price of 2-ethylhexanoic acid (2-EHA) by US$ 110/MT (5 c/lb) in North America and Latin America and 130 EUR/MT in Europe. Prices are being increased due to higher cost of operation related to raw material.