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Notification of Price Increase for Synthetic RubberPrint Page

September 22, 2005

1.Price increase by the product type

  • SBR Non-oil extended 17 yen/kg
        Oil extended     18 yen/kg
  • BR                   17 yen/kg
  • HSD                  18 yen/kg
  • NBR                  17 yen/kg
  • HNBR                 17 yen/kg
  • PB                   18 yen/kg
  • IR                   31 yen/kg
  • CHR                  31 yen/kg
  • ESD                  31 yen/kg
  • AR                   15 yen/kg
  • CM  A price increase is subject to any further revision of pricing for polymers and subsidiary materials.

 

2.Effective date
The price rises will come into effect for the October 1, 2005 product delivery.

3.Reason for the price increase
Product profitability has continued to suffer due to price hikes of crude oil, naphtha, butadiene, styrene monomers, and acrylonitrile, as well as rising utility costs, despite our continuing efforts to reduce manufacturing costs. Therefore it is difficult to ensure an ongoing stable supply without adjusting prices to maintain profitability.

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  • Zeon Corporation,
    Department of Corporate Communications
  • Tel: +81-3-3216-2747
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