ERJ staff report (DS)
Brussels -- Imerys European Performance Minerals will increase Calcium Carbonate, Hydrous Kaolin and Calcined Kaolin prices effective 1st December 2008, or as contracts allow.
- Calcium Carbonate - 8.0 percent to 10.0 percent depending on grade
- Hydrous Kaolin - 10.0 percent
- Calcined Kaolin - 15.0 percent
Imerys said significant cost pressure in logistics, chemicals, packaging and mining are key drivers for the announced price increases.