LyondellBasell to Increase Prices on its PE and PP Products in Europe

August 31, 2009

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, August 31, 2009 – Effective September 1, LyondellBasell Industries will increase prices on all of its polyethylene grades in Europe by €120 per tonne and on all of its polypropylene grades by €125 per tonne.

“Escalating feedstock costs have necessitated these price increases,” said Anton de Vries, LyondellBasell’s President for Europe, Asia and International.

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LyondellBasell Industries is one of the world’s largest polymers, petrochemicals and fuels companies. We are the global leader in polyolefins technology, production and marketing; a pioneer in propylene oxide and derivatives; and a significant producer of fuels and refined products, including biofuels. Through research and development, LyondellBasell develops innovative materials and technologies that deliver exceptional customer value and products that improve quality of life for people around the world. LyondellBasell ( is privately owned by ProChemie GmbH, a joint venture of Access Industries and ProChemie Holding Ltd.

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