10 January 2017
10 January 2017
AOC has increased the price of all products sold in Europe in the amount of €50 per metric ton.
According to AOC, the increase is effective for all orders shipped on or after 1st February 2017 and is due to continuing price pressure on critical raw materials and is in addition to the previously announced increase of €100 per metric ton effective 1st January 2017. AOC says its global purchasing resources continue to work with their network of suppliers to manage costs and meet customers’ needs.
AOC is also increasing the price for all products sold in Asia in the amount of $0.13/Kg. The increase is effective immediately. This action is due to continuing price pressure on critical raw materials. AOC’s global purchasing resources continue to work with their network of suppliers to manage costs and meet customers’ needs.
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