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Toyo Tires to Raise Prices on US Tires This August

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp., the U.S. sales subsidiary of Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105), recently announced that it will increase its dealer base prices across all tire categories except for winter tires as of Aug. 1. This price hike is being implemented to reflect continued high costs for raw materials and logistics in the U.S. market. It will see prices rise...

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Tokai Carbon Plans Price Hike for May, Citing Cost Increases

Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd. (TYO:5301) announced on April 12 that it will be implementing a price hike on shipments of all carbon black grades from its domestic Japanese plants, including export shipments. The price increase is set to come to 26.8 yen ($0.25) per kilogram, which will be put into effect starting with shipments made on May 1. Explaining its...

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Dow Chemical Japan to Raise Prices on Propylene Glycol Ether

Dow Chemical Japan Ltd. has announced that it will be raising the prices of its propylene glycol ether solution products by at least 40 yen ($0.37) per kilogram starting May 1. Explaining its reasoning here, Dow Chemical Japan noted that costs are continuing to rise for propylene glycol raw materials, including not only propylene oxide but also acetic acid and...

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Ube Industries Raises Prices on Polyamides 6, 12

Ube Industries Ltd. (TYO:4208) recently announced that it is raising prices by 65 yen ($0.59) per kilogram for its Ube Nylon 6 resin products, and by 50 yen per kilogram for its Ube Nylon 12 resin products. With this price hike coming into effect on April 1, the company has started negotiations with its customers. This marks Ube Industries’ first...

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Shin-Etsu Chemical to Hike Prices on Silicone Products Starting Next Month

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) recently announced that it is planning to increase the price of all of its silicone products. This price hike will come into effect starting with shipments made in April, and will see prices rise by 10–20 percent. Commenting on the price increase, Shin-Etsu Chemical noted how the cost of silicon metal – the main raw...

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Dow Chemical Japan Plans Price Hike for Propylene Glycol Ether

Dow Chemical Japan Ltd. is set to raise prices by 50 yen ($0.47) per kilogram on its propylene glycol ether products. This will come into effect from March 8 shipments onward. Commenting on the decision, Dow Chemical Japan noted how while raw material costs for propylene glycol ether continue to surge, the global supply–demand balance for the product is tightening,...

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