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17 avril 2015
Morocco

BASF to increase prices for Polyamide 6 base polymers and Caprolactam in Europe

BASF will increase the prices for all Polyamide 6 base polymer grades (for film, fiber and compounding applications) and the Polyamide Intermediate Caprolactam in Europe by €128 per metric ton for each product, with immediate effect or as soon as existing contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to the steep raw material price increase.

About BASF
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about €74 billion in 2014 and over 113,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at   
www.basf.com.

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Dernière mise à jour 17 avril 2015