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Tokai Carbon to Cover US Environmental Facility Investment Cost With Price Hike on Carbon Black

Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd. (TYO:5301) will pass on the investment cost for environmental provisions made at its U.S. base to its price of carbon black. The company is negotiating the price for the next fiscal year and plans to transfer the additional cost to the sale price as a surcharge. The U.S. carbon black market has faced tightening environmental regulations...

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Tosoh Set to Raise Prices on PVC Paste From Next Month

Tosoh Corp. (TYO:4042) has announced that it will be raising its prices for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) paste by over 16 yen ($0.14) per kilogram as of Nov. 1. The company had previously announced on July 19 that it would be increasing its PVC price by 10 yen per kilogram. But with the cost of domestically produced naphtha – a basic...

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Shin-Etsu Plans January Price Hike for PVC

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) recently announced that it will raise its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) price by at least 15 yen per kilogram for shipments from Jan. 21 onward. Explaining the decision, a company representative said that crude oil and naphtha prices are expected to continue increasing from autumn onward, and that costs are also rising for utilities, transport and...

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