February 23, 2017
Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Kuraray announces its decision to upwardly revise the prices of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) resin, for shipments commencing April 1, 2017. Details of the revisions are given below.

Increasing feedstock prices recently have increased the costs to produce these materials. It is necessary to recover a portion of these increases to ensure ongoing supply and new product innovation.

  1. Scope of Revision

PVOH Resin

2. Effective Date

Shipments on or after April 1, 2017

3. Scope of Revision and Price Increase

Region Price increase
Japan ¥ 10/kg
Asia- Pacific US$ 100/ton
North America, South America US$ 100/ton
Middle East, Africa US$ 100/ton
Europe Euro 100/ton


For more information, visit: http://www.kuraray.com/release/2017/170223.html