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Eastman Chemical: Customers to pay more for polyester and copolyester resins

Effective 1 April 2010, Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, Tennessee / USA; www.eastman.com) will be raising the prices of its polyester and copolyester resins. The group said it would raise prices by EUR 0.1/kg or USD 0.14/kg throughout the world.

Eastman said the hike comes on the heels of the volatile feedstock market and rising transportation costs.

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