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Huntsman Announces Further Titanium Dioxide Price Increases in Asia Pacific


Billingham, UK – The Pigments division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) today announced that it will increase prices of all titanium dioxide pigments sold in Asia Pacific by USD $150/MT effective from 1st September 2009 or as applicable contracts allow.

This price increase is in addition to all price increases previously announced in Asia Pacific, including the announcement made on June 4, 2009, effective July 1, 2009.

Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2008 revenues exceeding $10 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company’s website at


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