Horgen, Switzerland - July 31, 2012
Dow Europe GmbH is announcing a price increase for polyethylene (PE) resins across the European, Middle Eastern and African regions.
Effective August 1, 2012, or as contract terms allow, Dow Europe GmbH will increase prices for all grades of its low-density polyethylene (LDPE), linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) resins by 200 Euros per metric ton.
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